Bird egg: Red-billed gull, Tarāpunga, Larus novaehollandiae; Frances Shakespear;...

Name/Title

Bird egg: Red-billed gull, Tarāpunga, Larus novaehollandiae

About this object

Shell of a red-billed gull egg which has been blown and has a small hole on one side. Brownish-grey coloured shell with dark brown mottling. Pencil inscription on egg: Gull / M. Gull / F Spit / 11-04

Maker

Frances Shakespear

Medium and Materials

egg shell/Animal Product, 0 - Whole

Measurements

Length (mm): 52mm (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

2015.232.149

Rights

All rights reserved

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