100 years ago today, Martha the last Passenger Pigeon passed away at Cincinnati Zoological Gardens. It is amazing to think that an animal once so abundant could so quickly go extinct.
© The Field Museum, GN85465_13, Photographer John Weinstein.
Passenger Pigeon (Ectopistes migratorius) diorama. Standing free case. Hall 21, Individual bird exhibit in case before dismantling. Documentation for Animal Kingdom exhibit preparation.
120 negative film
pastel on paper 57.5 x 72 cm
Figure Drawing by Egon Schiele
"Frontispiece" in the book Le Jardin des supplices (Garden of Torments) by Octave Mirbeau
Published in Paris by Ambroise Vollard
Hans Makart, The Death of Cleopatra (detail)
Paul Gauguin, The Artist’s Portfolio, Pont Aven, 1894, Two inside covers decorated in watercolor and gouache, over charcoal, with graphite; outer cover bound in leather, inscribed in pen and ink; each cover drawing 16 3/4 x 10 3/8 in. (42.5 x 26.4 cm)
Lunar surface: Sabine, Ritter, Arago craters by morning light. Johann Nepomuk Krieger. 1898.
Jean Miro (Spanish, 1893-1983)
The essences of the Earth (Les essences de la terre), 1968
Gustave Baumann, Singing Trees