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Friday, April 11, 2008

CAMELEOPARDALUS

CAMELEOPARDALUS, 2007, lightjet photographic print, 59.4 X 84cm

Canterbury Street, Zonnebloem, Cape Town.

‘Request to send with one of the returning ships (t’ Zeepaard) to Mr Allamand, professor of philosophy in Leiden, to be given to him in favour the Cabinet of Natural Curiosities of His Highness the Stadholder, the skin and skeleton of a Caeleopardalus, in 2 cases measuring 6 by 3 ½ feet, and 8 by 3 feet.’

-Robert Jacob Gordon, discussing giraffe remains transported from the lower course of the Orange River to Cape Town and then to Holland. 1780. –The Zoological exploration of Southern Africa 1650-1790.

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