Photograph from Sir Geoffrey Rothe Clarke of pigeons on nest of iron wire
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'.
- Creation: 1937
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries, MS. 15247.
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 15247
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.
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.
- Photograph from Sir Geoffrey Rothe Clarke of pigeons on nest of iron wire
- Finding aid prepared by EAD version by Jen Patterson
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