amnhnyc : 

  This image shows the 1947 progression of a mount for the Wolf Diorama in the  Jill and Lewis Bernard Family Hall of North American Mammals . 
 It begins with the positioning of the skeleton, then modeling the wolf form with plaster of paris, followed by the making of a cast, ending with a completed paper manikin which the wolf skin is fitted over.  
  Learn more in this video series about the restoration of the Hall of North American Mammals.

amnhnyc:

This image shows the 1947 progression of a mount for the Wolf Diorama in the Jill and Lewis Bernard Family Hall of North American Mammals.

It begins with the positioning of the skeleton, then modeling the wolf form with plaster of paris, followed by the making of a cast, ending with a completed paper manikin which the wolf skin is fitted over. 

Learn more in this video series about the restoration of the Hall of North American Mammals.