Bullers Assistant

Super Sculpey, Acrylic paint, soft body construction.

“Buller the famous Ornithologist had an assistant Richard, who luckily had some different ideas regarding ecology. Buller was facinated by the ecology of New Zealand, but in true Victorian style, he was more interested in preserving species through taxidermy. Luckily Richard Henry had other ideas, and successfully established the worlds first offshore reserve on Resolution Island in the south of New Zealand.

Private Collection