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A nest in a weathercock.

Image ID: 821008

A nest in a weathercock. (1893)

Image Details

Image Title

:  A nest in a weathercock.

Published Date

: 1893

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 21 x 17 cm. (8 x 6 1/2 in.)


: Written on border: "v2" Printed on border: "A weary hunter was returning home one evening with his rifle loaded, when in order to get rid of his spare shot, he aimed at the globe of the weathercock and fired. The village boys were, of course, anxious to find the bullet, and they enlarged the hole. The following spring a family of tom-tits was reared in the globe, with the results depicted in the illustration." Includes additional text.

Original Source

: From The picture magazine. George Newnes Ltd., 1893-1896) .


: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Birds -- nests

Source Description

: 1 folder (26 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number


Digital ID

: 821008

Record ID

: 694407

Digital Item Published

: 10-27-2005; updated 3-25-2011

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