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Charles Frederick Tunnicliffe, R.A. (1901-1979)

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Charles Frederick Tunnicliffe, R.A. (1901-1979)

A Swiss or Crescent Pigeon

inscribed 'SWISS or CRESCENT'; pencil, coloured chalk and watercolour with white heightening on grey Ingres paper 12¾ x 10in. (324 x 254mm.)

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These pigeons are also known as moon pigeons. They are Originally from Central Europe, possibly in the regions of Saxony and Silesia first referred to around 1837. Young birds do not develop the crescent markings (around the neck) until after moulting
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