Antique Leopard Skins by Van Ingen & Van Ingen of Mysore. c.1942.

Two superb leopard skins shot by one Colonel Johnathan Le Jeune of the Bombay Sappers & Miners (also The Rajputana Rifles) in the early 1940’s and preserved and mounted onto black felt by the celebrated Indian taxidermists Van Ingen & Van Ingen of Mysore. The larger of the two skins measures 7 feet from nose to tail. Both are in excellent condition with the paws retaining their fearsome claws. Presented with the skins is a fascinating typed letter from Col. Le Jeune recounting the shooting of both animals in Sirohi and Pachmarhi regions of northern and central India.

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