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W.G. Chamberlain 
[Martha Maxwell posing with habitat grouping, Mrs. M.A. Maxwell's Rocky Mountain Museum, Boulder, Colorado] 
[Mrs. M.A. Maxwell's Rocky Mountain Museum Series. No. 14] 
1875 (ca) 
Library Company of Philadelphia 
Accession number: P.2007.12 
Shows Mrs. Martha Maxwell standing with stuffed animals and birds arranged in a life-like, wild landscape display at the Colorado museum.
Martha Maxwell opened her Rocky Mountain Museum in 1874 in Boulder, Colorado, and moved it to Denver in 1876. She hoped her museum would advance scientific education, but also display curiosities and other amusements to attract the general public.
For similar views of Martha Maxwell's displays, see Centennial Photographic Co. stereographs. 

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