DU Special Collections

Close up of a Passenger Pigeon and Specimen

Title:
Close up of a Passenger Pigeon and Specimen
Creator:
None specified
Date:
9/20/2010
Type:
Still Image, Art Reproduction
Format:
born digital
Description:
A close-up image of the now extinct Passenger Pigeon, from John James Audubon’s The Birds of America: From Drawings Made in the United States and their Territories published in 1840, alongside a high-resolution image of a Passenger Pigeon specimen created from the Denver Museum of Nature and Science’s extinct bird collection. This display was featured in in the site-specific art installation, HYLAEA, in Penrose Library, at the University of Denver from October 14th, 2010- February 14th, 2011.