Bird egg: Fiordland crested penguin, Tawaki, Eudyptes pachyrhynchus; Frances Sha...

Name/Title

Bird egg: Fiordland crested penguin, Tawaki, Eudyptes pachyrhynchus

About this object

Shell of a Fiordland crested penguin egg which has been blown. Very pale cream coloured ovoid shell with some staining.There is a pencil inscription around blowing hole on the egg: Tufted penguin, Mr Cook.

Maker

Frances Shakespear

Medium and Materials

egg shell/Animal Product, 0 - Whole

Measurements

Length (mm): 78mm (1/4ft)
Diameter (mm): 52mm (3/16ft)

Subject and Association Keywords

Natural History/[SCIENCE]

Named Collection

Shakespear Collection

Credit Line

Gift of the Shakespear family

Object Type

Object/History

Object number

2015.232.141

Rights

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