Illustrated Lon circa 1860''s B web

Runts, Fantails, Jacobins and Barbs

In Darwin's time 'The Illustrated London News' often featured pigeons on its pages. The centre picture on this page was published sometime after his death, about the time that his son Francis published his memoirs. The pigeons once again feature but this time in a Darwin context.
 

article on darwin Ilus lon news web
21st march 2009 Darwins Pigeons 002 web

Philoperistron Show 1853

Illustrated lon News Dec 1870 web

English Pouters and Fantails

Illustrated london news 1851 web

Jacobin English Carrier English Pouter Almond Tumbler Owls