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Passenger pigeon.

Image ID: 821424

Passenger pigeon. (ca. 1890)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Passenger pigeon.

Published Date

: ca. 1890

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 18 x 16 cm. (7 x 6 in.)


: Printed on border: "The last group of the subfamily, like the other long-tailed pigeons, has the tail longer than the wings, but it is also narrower, and the feathers are pointed at the extremity. Only one species, the passenger pigeon (Ectopistes migratorius), of North America is known." Includes additional text.

Original Source

: From The new natural history. (New York : Merrill & Baker, ca. 1890) Lydekker, Richard (1849-1915), Author.


: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Birds -- pigeon -- passenger

Source Description

: 1 folder (8 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC BIRD-Pig-Pa

Digital ID

: 821424

Record ID

: 716450

Digital Item Published

: 10-27-2005; updated 3-25-2011

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