Inspired by the last of her kind, John A. Ruthven'sMartha, the Last Passenger Pigeonis a tribute to a now-extinct species. Passenger pigeons used to be the most numerous bird species in America. Martha died in 1914, having lived out her days at the Cincinnati Zoo. Ruthven long combined art and conservation: he received a National Medal of Arts for his work as an artist and naturalist. His brilliant mural reproduced here reminds us of the importance of wildlife conservation. Relive the majesty of Martha and her flock with this 1000-piece puzzle.
A fun challenge for children, adults, and families, this finished 1000-piece puzzle measures 29 x 20 inches. The 10” x 13” x 1-7/8” storage box shows the completed puzzle artwork and an image of the full original artwork. The puzzle pieces are packed in a resealable plastic bag, an ideal place to keep all the puzzle pieces together.