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					The Photographer
Jim Miller is a native of Dunlap, Illinois and a retired
Caterpillar, Inc. employee who has developed a
passion for wildlife photography. He has donated
                                                                                                          The American
hundreds of wildlife images to conservation
organizations, has had many images published
in a variety of publications, and periodically gives
wildlife presentations to schools and organizations.
He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the
                                                                                                           Bald Eagle
Peoria, Emiquon, and Illinois Audubon Societies,
and Board of the Illinois River Road National Scenic
                                                                                                          Featuring the Photography of Jim Miller
Byway. He is also a charter member of The Nature
Conservancy’s Emiquon Corps of Discovery.




                                                                            10956 N. Dickson Mounds Rd.
                                                           Dickson Mounds Museum
                                                                            Lewistown, IL 61542




                                                                                                                  Illinois State Museum
                                                                                                                  Dickson Mounds
                                                                                                                  10956 N. Dickson Mounds Rd.
                                                                                                                  Lewistown, IL 61542
                                                                                                                  (309) 547-3721
                                                                                                                  http://museum.state.il.us/ismsites/dickson/
Dickson Mounds Museum is pleased
to offer for loan the special exhibit
“The American Bald Eagle: Featuring
the Photography of Jim Miller.” The
exhibit features stunning photographs
of American Bald Eagles by Jim Miller,
including 20 large format color images
and 10 panels describing the life cycle,
habits, and ecology of Bald Eagles
created by Dickson Mounds Museum
exhibit designer Kelvin Sampson and
illustrated with Miller’s images.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Specifications
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Contents                                                   Shipping
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Title banner, 10 exhibit panels photographer biography     Exhibitors to provide inbound shipping. All exhibit
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         panel, and 20 large format images.                         components are contained in two crates.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Appropriate For                                            Installation Requirements
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Adults, families, and school groups. Natural history       Exhibit requires a minimum of 120 running feet of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         museums, science and nature centers, and history           wall space. No specialized installation requirements
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         museums.                                                   are necessary. Suggested exhibit panel sequence
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    provided.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Costs
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Rental fee of $500 required per standard length booking.   Security
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Extended length booking fees may be negotiated.            Security provisions should safeguard objects against
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Contact: Kelvin Sampson
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Exhibitions Department
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Exhibitors to insure the exhibit while it is in their
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            River,
                     Clear Lake
                               , Mason
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                                                   Illinois.                                                                                                                                                                                                             possession. Certification of insurance required.

				
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