The Russian Monument at San Stefano

1899 Scientific American  
no leg bars in either of the parents. Moreover, this neitner the frill, short beak, or short round head of surrounded by aneight-foot embrasured wall, the struc llinny is of a yellowish brown color and in many ways the owl nor yet the crest or bronzed black color of the ture frow a distance presents the appearance of a fort seems more primitive than either of its parents_ (d) The archangel. 'fhe. owl-archangel-fantail cross is almost ress. In the interior a chapel has been built, and in nearest
more » ... approach to complete reversion has hitherto identical in color, size, and form with the Indian wild a vault therein lie the bones of Russian soldiers who, been obtained by crossing pigeons_ Darwin, by cross-roek pigeon, 'l'he only eRsential difference is in the during the war of 1877-1878, were interred on Turkish ing a barb-fantail with a barb-spot, produced a bird tail, for though there are twelve feathers (in the fan-battlefields. It has taken years to exhume and collect MUNUMENT ERECTED '1'0 THE MEMORY OF RUSSIAN SOLDIERS WHO FELL IN 'l'HE WAR O:F' 1878.
doi:10.1038/scientificamerican03181899-19415asupp fatcat:xksnhfdbwfam5gy7pwbeypmnsa