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Passenger Pigeon in Nest

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DESCRIPTION

Profile view of a passenger pigeon, a species now extinct, sitting in a nest within foliage. Part of a group of pigeons that lived in captivity in the aviary of Professor C.O. Whitman, professor of Zoology at the University of Chicago.

RECORD DETAILS

Image ID: 53463

Creation Date: 1896 

Creator Name: Hubbard, J. G.

City: Chicago

County: 

State: Illinois

Collection Name: Passenger Pigeon Specimen Photographs, 1896

Genre: Photograph

Original Format Type: photographic print, b&w

Original Format Number: PH 2807

Original Dimensions: 3.5 x 4.5 inches

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Note on back of duplicate reads, "from Frank M. Chapman," former Curator of Ornithology at the American Museum of Natural History, New York.

SUBJECTS

Animals

Birds

Research

Science

Wildlife conservation

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