Bird egg: Cook’s petrel, Tītī, Pterodroma cookii; Frances Shakespear; 2015.232.1...

Name/Title

Bird egg: Cook’s petrel, Tītī, Pterodroma cookii

About this object

Shell of a Cook’s petrel egg which has been blown and has one end damaged. Off white coloured shell with some staining. A blowing hole has been drilled in the shell. Ink inscription around blowing hole on egg: Cooks petrel / 20.7.1902 / Curtis Isle / "HINEMOA" / J.B.

Maker

Frances Shakespear

Medium and Materials

egg shell/Animal Product, 0 - Whole

Measurements

Length (mm): 50mm (3/16ft)
Diameter (mm): 35mm (1/8ft)

Subject and Association Keywords

Natural History/[SCIENCE]

Collection

Shakespear Collection

Credit Line

Gift of the Shakespear family

Object Type

Object/History

Object number

2015.232.144

Copyright Licence  

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