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Passenger Pigeon: Profile View with Shadow

Passenger Pigeon: Profile View with Shadow
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Title: Passenger Pigeon: Profile View with Shadow
Description: Profile view of a passenger pigeon, a species of pigeon now extinct, with its shadow projected on the wall of the cage behind. 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.

Image ID: 32610
Hubbard, J. G.
City, State: Chicago, Illinois
Passenger Pigeon Specimen Photographs, 1896
Genre: Photograph
From the former collection of Frank M. Chapman, former Curator of Ornithology at the American Museum of Natural History, New York. Note on the back of 5 x 4 inch duplicate reads, "This is a very perfect specimen of the adult female."
Subjects: Birds
Wildlife conservation

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