A British Army officer with his pet golden eagle in Salonika

Date Created: 17 April 2018

Author: Ariel Varges (1890-1972), American cinematographer

Source: The Internet

Owner: Imperial War Museum

Location: London, UK

Link to: Website

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Object description

Pets and Mascots: A British Army officer with his pet golden eagle in Salonika. He found it newly hatched and reared it until it was full grown. The bird is young Imperial Eagle (Aquila heliaca).
 

Object details

Category
photographs
Related period
First World War (production), First World War (content)
Creator
Varges, Ariel
Production date
1916-08
Catalogue number
Q 32300
Part of
MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION

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