Bird egg: Erect-crested penguin, Eudyptes sclateri; Frances Shakespear; 2015.232...

Name/Title

Bird egg: Erect-crested penguin, Eudyptes sclateri

About this object

Shell of an erect crested penguin egg which has been blown. Very pale cream coloured ovoid shell with some staining. Very large blowing hole cut out. Pencil inscription around blowing hole on egg: e. slateri / Antipodes / 22-10-06.

Maker

Frances Shakespear

Medium and Materials

egg shell/Animal Product, 0 - Whole

Measurements

Length (mm): 85mm (1/4ft)
Diameter (mm): 55mm (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

2015.232.142

Rights

All rights reserved

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