Michigan museum loans wildlife photos to Paris exhibition

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Posted: Nov 17, 2015 2:22 PM

MARQUETTE, Mich. (AP) — A Paris museum is featuring several prints by a renowned wildlife photographer on loan from Northern Michigan University's DeVos Art Museum.

The Mining Journal of Marquette (http://bit.ly/1MkpIHc ) reports the university's museum has loaned the prints by George Shiras III to the Museum of Hunting and Nature in Paris. Shiras, who died in 1942, developed methods for photographing animals at night in natural habitats, largely in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.

The exhibition in Paris features prints from the university museum and National Geographic magazine. The university's museum acquired 11 vintage prints as a gift in 2012 from a private collection.

The Paris museum's exhibition goes through Feb. 14.

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Information from: The Mining Journal, http://www.miningjournal.net