In 1840, sailors captured a great auk from the shores of St. Kilda, Scotland. Three days later , they beat it to death during a storm on suspicion of witchcraft. It was the last great auk ever seen in Britain and the species went extinct shortLy thereafter.
This is a gallery-quality giclée art print on 100% cotton rag archival paper, printed with archival inks. Each art print is listed by sheet size and features a minimum one-inch border.