Artwork : ArchiveNo00127

Bird's Egg c.1950






Contributor Name Cumberland House
Contributor Image Claire_Sturman_pic.jpg

Location Southsea
Collection Date 02.06.08 1.49pm
Artefact Name Bird's Egg
Artefact Description Small egg – approximately 2cm in height.
The egg was in very poor condition when it was found - it had been crushed and broken into pieces. Light grey with brown speckles. Pre–1952 as it was illegal to collect wild bird’s eggs after this date.
Artefact Date c.1950
Artefact Stored Stores at Cumberland House
Artefact Form

Artefact Image Archive_no_00127_eggs.jpg
Sample Taken Pieces of egg shell
Sample Image

History of Artefact Found by Natural History Officer, Claire Sturman, when she was tidying the stores on 11th January 2008. There was no information attached.
Historian Claire Sturman
Previous Owners Unknown
Special Memories ‘They were found in a Tesco Value egg box! Quite ironic really.’ Claire Sturman - Historian
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