Falcon Peeks Out of Castle tower

ID: 2004-10335

Creator: Tinsley, Jeffrey Wayne 1947-2017

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1981

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 3, Folder: August 1981

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Summary

One of the peregrine falcons that was carried up to the Smithsonian Institution Building tower by staffers of the Cornell University Peregrine Fund project, part of a nationwide breeding program designed to re-establish the threatened species.

Subject

Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

  • Featured in TORCH, August 1981
  • The original negative number is 81-7513, but because of the quailty of the original negative, the original photograph was re-scanned and given new negative and digital file numbers.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 3, Folder: August 1981

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

1981

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Animals
  • Habitat conservation
  • Wildlife
  • Falcons
  • Birds
  • Peregrine falcon
  • Wildlife conservation

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Animal, candid

ID Number

2004-10335

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Animal, candid; Medium: Photographic print

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