The Art of Taxidermy
George C Jamieson (Taxidermist)
Cramond Tower, Kirk Cramond, Edinburgh EH4 6HZ
Tel: +44 (0)131-336-1916  Fax: +44 (0)131-312-8724
Email: info@scottish-taxidermy.co.uk


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Techniques have changed over the years and Mr. Jamieson employs a number of different methods of mounting. Carnivores the size of a fox are normally mounted using a fibreglass model formed from a direct casting of the carcase, or from a sculptured up form finished in fibreglass. The lesser carnivores such as stoats or squirrels are mounted using a papier-mâché body with clay for building up the muscle structure. Birds, which can be mounted in an "in-flight" position, are built up from lightweight wood manikins and a base structure of wires to allow wings, head and tail to be positioned in a lifelike manner. The specimens are then displayed in an appropriate natural setting.

9th January 2015
BBC News Magazine story about George Jamieson and his work is HERE

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8th April 2014
The Guardian's Murdo MacLeod speaks to George C Jamieson HERE
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Individual tuition is available - Click HERE for full details

The Guild of Taxidermists was set up in 1976 to improve the standard and status of taxidermy. They set up a nation-wide scheme in 1982 to judge the quality and standard of work. To qualify for professional membership the taxidermist has to submit work of all types, and only when six credits are obtained can the taxidermist advertise that he is a Professional Member of the Guild of Taxidermists. Museums and other professional bodies can then have some confidence in their choice of taxidermist.

Any enquiries for the Guild can be addressed to: 
www.taxidermy.org.uk



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