A Royal Fuss
How Project Diplodocus Came to Europe
Big, fierce, and extinct
Europe, 1914
Europe, 1914
Diplodocus as cultural heritage
The New York Journal and Advertiser,
        11 December 1898
Andrew Carnegie (1835-1919)
Sheep Creek
 Wyoming

   1899
John Bell     William J.
   Hatcher      Holland
(1861-1904    (1848-1932
Skibo Castle, 1904
Diplodocus (Pitssburgh, 1904)
Diplodocus (London, 1905)
“Welcome, Little
   Stranger”

   London,
 12 May 1905
E. Ray Lankester in Punch (1904)
The Milwaukee Sentinel (1905)
The Daily Telegraph (1905)
Diplodocus (London, 1905)
Senckenberg-Museum
Frankfurt-am-Main 1907
Scientific American, June 1907
Frankfurt Diplodocus longus
           (1907)
Frankfurt Diplodocus longus
           (1907)
Kladderadatsch (7 May 1908)

[...]                           [...]
Auch ein viel älterer Herr      But even a much older g...
Diplodocus carnegii (Paris,
         1908)
Diplodocus carnegii (Paris,
         1908)
Presid                            a
                ent
                                 lem ence
                        ...
Oliver Hay (1908)
Gustav Tornier (1909)
Christian Strunz (1934)
Christian Strunz (1934)
Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins,
   Megalosaurus bucklandi
    (Chrystal Palace, 1853)
Louis Dollo,
  1880s
Brontosaurus in AMNH, 1905
Reconstructing big specimens
Hatcher in lab, 1899
Arthur Coggeshall
The
‘Frankfurt
approach’
The ‘Holland approach’ (Paris,
            1908)
The ‘Holland approach’ (Paris,
            1908)
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  1. 1. A Royal Fuss How Project Diplodocus Came to Europe
  2. 2. Big, fierce, and extinct
  3. 3. Europe, 1914
  4. 4. Europe, 1914
  5. 5. Diplodocus as cultural heritage
  6. 6. The New York Journal and Advertiser, 11 December 1898
  7. 7. Andrew Carnegie (1835-1919)
  8. 8. Sheep Creek Wyoming 1899
  9. 9. John Bell William J. Hatcher Holland (1861-1904 (1848-1932
  10. 10. Skibo Castle, 1904
  11. 11. Diplodocus (Pitssburgh, 1904)
  12. 12. Diplodocus (London, 1905)
  13. 13. “Welcome, Little Stranger” London, 12 May 1905
  14. 14. E. Ray Lankester in Punch (1904)
  15. 15. The Milwaukee Sentinel (1905)
  16. 16. The Daily Telegraph (1905)
  17. 17. Diplodocus (London, 1905)
  18. 18. Senckenberg-Museum Frankfurt-am-Main 1907
  19. 19. Scientific American, June 1907
  20. 20. Frankfurt Diplodocus longus (1907)
  21. 21. Frankfurt Diplodocus longus (1907)
  22. 22. Kladderadatsch (7 May 1908) [...] [...] Auch ein viel älterer Herr But even a much older gent noch muß Sees itself forced to wander Den Wanderburschen Goes by the name Diplodocus spielen And belongs among the Er ist genannt fossils Diplodocus‚ Mr. Carnegie packs him und zählt zu den Fossilen joyfully Herr C a r n e g i e verpackt In giant arcs
  23. 23. Diplodocus carnegii (Paris, 1908)
  24. 24. Diplodocus carnegii (Paris, 1908)
  25. 25. Presid a ent lem ence C La nes Bou Ho llan d le Coggesh all Diplodocus carnegii (Paris, 1908)
  26. 26. Oliver Hay (1908)
  27. 27. Gustav Tornier (1909)
  28. 28. Christian Strunz (1934)
  29. 29. Christian Strunz (1934)
  30. 30. Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins, Megalosaurus bucklandi (Chrystal Palace, 1853)
  31. 31. Louis Dollo, 1880s
  32. 32. Brontosaurus in AMNH, 1905
  33. 33. Reconstructing big specimens
  34. 34. Hatcher in lab, 1899
  35. 35. Arthur Coggeshall
  36. 36. The ‘Frankfurt approach’
  37. 37. The ‘Holland approach’ (Paris, 1908)
  38. 38. The ‘Holland approach’ (Paris, 1908)

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