Pelican (Britains Zoo 909)
From The Brighton Toy and Model Index
Pelican (Britains Zoo 909)Pelican, Pelecanus onocrotalus (i)
A painted hollowcast lead Pelican, from the Britains Zoo range, probably pre-war, catalogue number 909.
- Giulia ...
- " This is an angry pelican because it opens its orange beak wildly. It is white with the exception of its wings that are black.. "
1940 catalogue description
- " There are several varieties of pelicans, all of which are confined to the warmer regions of the earth. They are beautiful birds with their black and white plumage. Their most remarkable feature is the lower beak which is of an elastic nature and will stretch to a large size in the form of a pouch. "