MOV completes BC Bird Taxidermy and Product Packaging digitization project

Project title: BC Bird Taxidermy and Product Packaging Digitization Project

Institution: Museum of Vancouver (MOV)

Description: The Museum of Vancouver (Mov) has completed digitization of two cateories of artefacts with significant British Columbia stories to tell. The collections selected are bird taxidermy and product packaging. The artefacts selected includes 206 taxidermied birds and 1236 pieces of product packaging for a grand total of 1442 artefacts digitized.

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“Due to the toxicity of these specimens, it was required that the technician handle the objects with gloves, a respirator, and a lab coat with additional daily and weekly decontamination of the work station.”

The product packaging collection comprises a variety of product types and packaging materials such as canned goods, wooden crates, glass milk bottle and pharmaceuticals.

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