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Museum catalogue: Antarctic Collection

 

Egg

Image
Accession no.: Z: 79d
Object name: Egg
Title: Egg
Description: A bird's egg, probably a red grouse, mustard-brown with very dark brown mottling. One of 14 eggs of various types and sizes on loan from the family of Edward Adrian Wilson.
Classified name:
SPRI theme natural history
Current place name
UDC 591.465.1 : 598.2
Geographic UDC
Getty AAT eggs
Field collection:
Person Wilson, Edward Adrian
Number of items: 1
Full description:

A bird's egg, probably a red grouse, mustard-brown with very dark brown mottling all over. The drilled hole is 4mm in diameter and is slightly chipped. There are no markings on the egg.

Dimensions:
  • Length: 41mm, circumference: 94mm
Associated person(s):
  • : Wilson, Edward Adrian ( - )