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The Story of the Bushbuck

The Story of the Bushbuck

Visitors to the Powell-Cotton Museum are right to be wowed by the magnificent dioramas.  They are truly extraordinary. Even more remarkable is to find them in a small Kentish seaside town!

 The large habitat dioramas show animals in their natural habitats by recreating landscape – distant views, trees, rocky hillsides even desert.  The mounts are placed carefully within this so that everything looks very real.

 However, in Gallery 2 there is a group of animals mounts – 13 in all – standing on the bare bottom of a case with no background.  What is this all about?