Jane Eastoe has been a journalist and author for 25 years. She is the author of Elizabeth and the coauthor of Fabulous Frocks and Victorian Pharmacy. Her latest book, The Art of Taxidermy, is on sale now.
Taxidermy has moved in and out of fashion, been adored and reviled, and has symbolized both the best and worst of man’s thirst for knowledge and tendency for ruthless exploitation. ... READ ON
Thomas Jefferson wrote parts of the Declaration of Independence in a Philadelphia tavern.