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Photograph from Sir Geoffrey Rothe Clarke of pigeons on nest of iron wire

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MS. 15247

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Mounted photograph with two pieces of galvanised iron wire, labelled: 'Photograph of two fledgling pigeons hatched in June 1937 in the tar-dipping shed at Telcon works at Greenwich. The nest was built by the parent birds entirely of pieces of galvanised iron wire picked up in the works similar to that attached hereto'.

Dates

  • 1937

Extent

1 folder

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries, MS. 15247.
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Shelfmark:

MS. 15247

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 15247

Overview

Photograph from Sir Geoffrey Rothe Clarke of pigeons on nest of iron wire.

Biographical / Historical

Sir Geoffrey Rothe Clarke (1871-1950), Indian Civil Service, 1895-1926, joint managing director of the Telegraph Construction and Maintenance Company (Telcon), 1926-1949 (sole managing director from 1932).

For a fuller biography see Who Was Who and his obituary in The Irish Times.

Custodial History

Presented to the Alexander Library of Ornithology by Sir Geoffrey Rothe Clarke via the British Trust for Ornithology, 11 Aug 1937.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from the Alexander Library of Ornithology, 2018.
Title
Photograph from Sir Geoffrey Rothe Clarke of pigeons on nest of iron wire
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by EAD version by Jen Patterson
Date
2019
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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