Best Friends Forever

The Greatest Collection of Taxidermy Dogs on Earth


Discover the strange and disturbingly beautiful world of taxidermy through a unique collection of stuffed dogs, bringing a new sense to what it means to be man’s best friend, forever


ISBN: 9782374950822 Category:

J.D. Powe


Marble eyes and satin bows ! Delicate paws on velvet pillows ! Discover the whimsical world of victorian pet taxidermy through the extraordinary collection of J.D Powe. Once much loved, these furry friends where immortalized, outliving their owners, and are now both symbol of love, grief, and our complex relationship with the animal kingdom.

Discover hundreds of victorian cats, dogs, and other domestic pets from the past and how they were preserved to be cherished for enernity !

Additional information

Weight 457 g
Dimensions 15 x 20.1 cm
Publisher name ABRAMS
Publication date 10 June 2021
Number of pages 144
Format Hardback
Contributors Photographs by Peter Samuels
Dimensions 15 x 20.1 cm
Weight 457 g


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J.D. Powe, a graduate of Harvard University, has had a life-long fascination with evolutionary biology and natural history that has led to an extensive private collection of antique taxidermy. Most recently, Powe was invited to curate the taxidermy exhibit at Brooklyn's Morbid Anatomy Museum.

Peter Samuels is a San Francisco-based photographer whose work features stoic and surreal animal portraits that can be found online and in retail stores including Restoration Hardware.