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Pigeon Gallery

Available as Framed Prints, Photos, Wall Art and Gift Items

Choose from 257 pictures in our Pigeon collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.


Carrier Pigeon poster Featured Print

Carrier Pigeon poster

Poster warning people of the dangers of shooting carrier pigeons who may be carrying life or death messages. Carrier pigeons, we are told, are a vital part of RAF, Army and Navy signal service and fly swift and sure on a straight course. Wood pigeons, on the other hand, are pests and destroyers of crops, erratic in flight and crafty. Date: 1940s

© Mary Evans Picture Library/ONSLOW AUCTIONS LIMITED

Girl Guides: Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret send courier Featured Print

Girl Guides: Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret send courier

Princess Elizabeth, patrol leader in the Buckingham Palace Company, sends a message by courier pigeon to Lady Baden Powell at Guide Headquarters. It was one of the many messages sent by girl guides all over the country on the occasion of "thinking day", which marks the birthday of the late Lord Baden Powell. Founder of the Boy Scouts, and his wife.Princess Margaret holds the pigeon container, while Princess Elizabeth writes the message, at Windsor. Date: 20th February 1943

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans

Pigeon fancier - kabooter baz - Old Delhi, India Featured Print

Pigeon fancier - kabooter baz - Old Delhi, India

A pigeon fancier on a rootop in Old Delhi India. He calls to bring his birds back to the loft, and uses a net to catch them. Pigeon racing has been a passion in India since the Moghuls themselves kept the birds centuries ago. Thousands of rupees can be won or lost on each race, and the pigeon fanciers - kabooter baz - often try to kidnap other fancier's birds to hold them to ransom. Part of a feature for Saga Magazine Date: 1982

© Philip Dunn / Mary Evans Picture Library