John Graham Bell

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Taxidermy tool kit owned by John Graham Bell. The three tools on the right feature ivory handles.

John Graham Bell (July 12, 1812 – October 1899) was an American taxidermist and collector. He traveled with John James Audubon[1] up the Missouri River in 1843.[citation needed] He also taught taxidermy to Theodore Roosevelt.[1]

Bell's sparrow (Artemisiospiza belli) and Bell's vireo (Vireo bellii) are named after him.[2]

Bell lived in Tappan, New York, where he is buried.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Our Cemetery". Tappan Reformed Church. Retrieved May 6, 2012.
  2. ^ Joel Ellis Holloway. Dictionary of Birds of the United States: Scientific and Common Names. Timber Press, 2003. Page 25.

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