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Sculptures by Phyllis Bone

Crabs and Cretaceous Animals


Crabs, Lobsters, &c may be suffocated in spirits of wine or turpentine, and then dried in an oven.

Crustaceous Animals

Sea Stars, after washing in fresh water, may be extended on boards by means of pins, and when dry, laid between folds of paper, packed in a box with a little camphor. In Echini or Sea Eggs, the soft internal parts are to be extracted by the anus: they are then to be stuffed with cotton, and carefully packed with tow or cotton. Particular attention should be paid to the preserving of the spines.