Young Great Horned owl on stump
Robert B. Rockwell
creator of digital collection
Young Great Horned owl on stump located in Colorado, probably at the home of the photographer. Handwritten on original negative envelope: "Young Great Horned Owl on stump at Home Best". The photographer, Robert B. Rockwell was a skilled ornithologist and collector who later became a museum trustee. He devoted many years to the museum and his first job, as a volunteer assistant, was to unpack and catalog Edwin Carter's extensive collection of bird eggs.
Yes, contrast, exposure, brightness enhanced using Photoshop CS13
5 x 7 gelatin dry plate glass negative
use with permission Denver Museum of Nature & Science