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Passenger Pigeon.

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Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Birds -- Pigeon -- Passenger

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1890 (Approximate)
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC BIRD-Pig-Pa
Passenger pigeon
Content: Printed on border: "The last group of the subfamily, like the other long-tailed pigeons, has the tail longer than the wings, but it is also narrower, and the feathers are pointed at the extremity. Only one species, the passenger pigeon (Ectopistes migratorius), of North America is known." Includes additional text.
Source note: The new natural history. (New York : Merrill Baker, ca. 1890) Lydekker, Richard (1849-1915), Author.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : b ; 18 x 16 cm. (7 x 6 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Dynix: 1695270
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17191632
Barcode: 33333159371885
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 364eeb00-c53c-012f-6cfd-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1890: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Passenger Pigeon." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1890. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-29c4-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Passenger Pigeon." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 25, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-29c4-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1890). Passenger Pigeon. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-29c4-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Passenger Pigeon.