Edward Henry Windred (British, 1875-1953) 'War Declared'; 'John's Pride'; 'Consistent'; A set of three pigeon portraits
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Edward Henry Windred (British, 1875-1953) 'War Declared'; 'John's Pride'; 'Consistent'; A set of three pigeon portraits
Sold for £1,250 (US$ 2,098) inc. premium
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Edward Henry Windred (British, 1875-1953)
'War Declared'; 'John's Pride'; 'Consistent'; A set of three pigeon portraits
each inscribed as titled and signed 'E. H. Windred', oil on canvas
35 x 45cm (13 3/4 x 17 11/16in).
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Footnotes

  • These were the birds of Mr David W Topple, pigeon fancier of Rainham Essex. A number of his birds were used to relay messages during World War II, for this service he recieved rations of pigeon feed.
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