Turning the Book Wheel
A tumblr of semi-random stuff from the stacks of the Smithsonian Libraries
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11 of August, 2014

Tired of crossing the road every day, Wilbur decided it was time for something radically different.

Image (of not a chicken but a “violaceous partridge”) taken from volume 3 of George Shaw’s “The naturalist’s miscellany" (1789).


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Tags:  #BHL  #chicken jokes  #partridge

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