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Wild Culture - British Eggs

183-?

1. Land Rail 2. Starling 3. Black bird 4. Thrush
5. Black bird 6. Jay 7. Missel Thrush 8. Missel Thrush
9. Turtle Dove

183-?

1. Chaffinch 2. House wren 3. Robin 4. House sparrow
5. House sparrow 6. Unnamed 7. Hedge chanter 8. Nightengale
9. Redstart 10. Grosbeak 11. Blackcap 12. Unnamed
13. Red-backed shrike 14. Unnamed 15. Greenfinch 16. Goldfinch
17. Skylark 18. Wryneck 19. Unnamed 20. Unnamed

William Pope (1811-1902)
British Eggs, 183-?
Watercolour over pencil
P212-213

William Pope was both a naturalist and artist. Born and educated in England, Pope traveled to Canada as a young man and was immediately taken with the landscape and its inhabitants, eventually settling in the fertile area of Port Ryerse, Lake Erie.

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