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Don Juan, Comte de Montizón (1822–87)

A Harpy Eagle, London Zoo 1852

Salted paper print | 12.0 x 9.7 cm (image) | RCIN 2905519

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Photograph of a harpy eagle taken at London Zoo.  The eagle stands on a piece of gnarled wood and extends its wings behind its body. The eagle faces camera and looks downwards.

Photograph is from a set of 43 photographs (2905515-2905557) of animals at London Zoo. 
  • Creator(s)

    Don Juan, Comte de Montizón (1822–87) (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    London Zoo
  • 12.0 x 9.7 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Natural Sciences & Mathematics
      • Zoology
        • Animals
          • Birds
            • Birds of prey
              • Eagles
                • Harpy Eagles
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • England
            • Greater London [England]
              • London [Greater London]
                • Regent's Park [London]
                  • London Zoo [The Regent's Park]
                    • Aviary [London Zoo]