Object Title

Pair of stuffed passenger pigeons

Pair of stuffed passenger pigeons

Date

1910

Object Number

XVIII.870

Provenance

Purchased from Sotherby's or Christie's c.1996. They had been part of the McAlpine Collection. Previously M class M.381.

Physical Description

These are thought to be the last two passenger pigeons to be killed before they were declared extinct in 1912

Associations

Places America