Bird egg: Little shearwater, Puffinus assimilis; Frances Shakespear; 2015.232.14...

Name/Title

Bird egg: Little shearwater, Puffinus assimilis

About this object

Shell of a little shearwater egg which has been blown and has large hole and spiral fracture on one side. Off white coloured shell with some staining. Shell fractured and part of text missing. Pencil inscription on egg: Allied shearwater [...]dle Is. GB / 1904 / Pira[...]te

Maker

Frances Shakespear

Medium and Materials

egg shell/Animal Product, 0 - Whole

Measurements

Length (mm): 55mm (3/16ft)
Diameter (mm): 38mm (1/8ft)

Subject and Association Keywords

Natural History/[SCIENCE]

Named Collection

Shakespear Collection

Credit Line

Gift of the Shakespear family

Object Type

Object/History

Object number

2015.232.146

Rights

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