Chooks on cards

If like me, you're fond of eggs and their creators, you may enjoy these great old illustrations. The first two are on cigarette cards and the last from a French children's game. I have 5 lovely hens of my own wandering the back yard as I write.

The much sought after Ogden's Poultry Alphabet, 1924. Via the collection of Tim Bones.

Rhode Island Red from United Tobacco Co. "Farmyards of South Africa" series (c. 1918-1943). via The New York Public Library

Zoo families via pillpat (agence eureka) on flickr