The Frog Museum in Switzerland originated in the 1850s when an eccentric Napoleonic guard began collecting dead frogs on his walks in the countryside. When he returned home he would gut them, fill the skins with sand, and arrange them into satirical tableaux depicting domestic life in the 19th century.
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Frederik Ruysch (1638-1731), Baby Head with Turkish hat, ca 1720, prepared cobble, textiles and feathers, Bleulandinum Museum, University Medical Centre, Utrecht. (Photo: Museum Bleulandinum, University Medical Centre, Utrecht)