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About Us

London Taxidermy was founded by Alexis Turner who has been buying, selling and hiring Natural History for over twenty years.

After studying Law and Art History at University, Alexis became a 1980’s Society DJ and TV presenter. He also designed a London Wine Bar and was a Director of a successful Company in Mayfair.

He is author of the book 'Taxidermy', published in May 2013 by Thames & Hudson. [link] It has been translated into French (Gallimard) and German (Brandstatter) and also published by Rizzoli in the USA.

Through his Press coverage in Newspapers and Magazines (including a cover appearance on the Financial Times, HTSI) and Radio & TV interviews, Alexis has been instrumental in raising the profile of Taxidermy and Natural History.

Clients include: Film and Television; Interior, Fashion & Jewellery Designers; Advertising, Photographers and Artists; Magazines & Books; Film Premieres and Events; Theatre; Museums & Galleries; Private Collectors.

All specimens hired and sold at London Taxidermy are both ethically and legally purchased. No animals are killed for our purposes.

Click here to view some of our clients/credits and a pop video filmed in the London Taxidermy showroom: here

Please note that the accompanying picture is from our previous premises.
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