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Object - Mounted Red Deer Head with Ten Points on each antler.

From the Collection of Federation University Australia Historical Collection (Geoffrey Blainey Research Centre) Federation University Australia, Mt Helen Campus Federation University Australia E.J. Barker Library (top floor) Mount Helen Victoria

Object Registration
10773
Keywords
taxidermy, stuffed animal, deer, red deer, ten pointer, antlers
Historical information
A ten pointer red deer indicates a large, old deer. Generally 10 points is found on a 10-12 year old deer. Current Victorian shooters (2019) have never seen a 10 pointer deer, suggesting this is a very old specimen.
Last updated
12 Apr 2020 at 11:44PM