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Passenger Pigeon

Susan Middleton, American, born 1948. Printed by Asa Muir-Harmony, American, born 1979. Published by Crown Point Press, San Francisco.

Published in San Francisco, California, United States, North and Central America
Photograph taken in United States, North and Central America


Photogravure printed on gampi paper, chine-collé

Image: 14 3/8 × 11 inches (36.5 × 27.9 cm) Plate: 15 × 11 5/8 inches (38.1 × 29.5 cm) Sheet: 23 × 18 1/2 inches (58.4 × 47 cm)

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Prints, Drawings, and Photographs

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Purchased with funds contributed by Peter C. Bunnell, 2013

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The passenger pigeon, once the most populous bird on earth, became extinct in the early twentieth century due to overhunting by humans. Susan Middleton photographed this stuffed example in a museum collection.