Birds, Illustrated by Color Photography, Vol. 1, No. 6

Birds, Illustrated by Color Photography, Vol. 1, No. 6
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Various. Birds, Illustrated by Color Photography, Vol. 1, No. 6

KNOWLEDGE OF BIRD-LIFE

PREFACE

BIRD SONG

THE YELLOW-THROATED VIREO

THE MOCKING BIRD

JUNE

THE BLACK-CROWNED NIGHT HERON

THE RING-BILLED GULL

THE MOCKING BIRD

THE LOGGERHEAD SHRIKE

THE BALTIMORE ORIOLE

THE BALTIMORE ORIOLE

THE SNOWY OWL

THE SNOWY OWL

BIRDS AND FARMERS

THE SCARLET TANAGER

THE SCARLET TANAGER

THE RUFFED GROUSE

THE RUFFED GROUSE

THE BLACK AND WHITE CREEPING WARBLER

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IT has become a universal custom to obtain and preserve the likenesses of one’s friends. Photographs are the most popular form of these likenesses, as they give the true exterior outlines and appearance, (except coloring) of the subjects. But how much more popular and useful does photography become, when it can be used as a means of securing plates from which to print photographs in a regular printing press, and, what is more astonishing and delightful, to produce the real colors of nature as shown in the subject, no matter how brilliant or varied.

We quote from the December number of the Ladies’ Home Journal:

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The text is prepared with the view of giving the children as clear an idea as possible, of haunts, habits, characteristics and such other information as will lead them to love the birds and delight in their study and acquaintance.

In references to birds, Tennyson is the most felicitous of all poets and the exquisite swallow-song in “The Princess” is especially recommended to the reader’s perusal.

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