“An extraordinary bird of great size and beauty”

Passenger Pigeon Trading Card
George Arents Collection, The New York Public Library. “Passenger pigeon.” The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-bf51-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

 

Mecca Cigarettes trading card from the early 1900s. “The young birds are very fat and their flesh is delicious.”

 

 

 

 

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