were intended to allow one to live with
nature while providing a place to display and experiment with horticultural and other emerging sciences of the age.
Inside this conservatory a doe sits on an ornate “camelback” sofa, symbolizing elegance
and delicacy, waiting properly alone for an undetermined party. The tea setting untouched,
the doe waits nervously, however there are no doors to this conservatory. The taxidermied doe
in an anthropomorphic position changes the discourse from zoological study to that of individual
psychology and sociology. The scenario uses the allusion of a social situation to paint an
intimate but deeply troubled psychological portrait.