Bluebird in Treestump
Robert B. Rockwell
creator of digital collection
Bluebird looking out of nest in stump located in Colorado. Handwritten on original negative envelope: "Blue Bird looking out of nest in stump." 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 CS15
5 x 7 gelatin dry plate glass negative
use with permission Denver Museum of Nature & Science