The Project Gutenberg EBook of Birds Illustrated by Color Photography
[June, 1897], by Various
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Title: Birds Illustrated by Color Photography [June, 1897]
A Monthly Serial designed to Promote Knowledge of Bird-Life
Release Date: December 13, 2009 [EBook #30666]
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ILLUSTRATED BY COLOR PHOTOGRAPHY
A MONTHLY SERIAL
DESIGNED TO PROMOTE
KNOWLEDGE OF BIRD-LIFE
“With cheerful hop from perch to spray,
They sport along the meads;
In social bliss together stray,
Where love or fancy leads.
Through spring’s gay scenes each happy pair
Their fluttering joys pursue;
Its various charms and produce share,
Forever kind and true.”
CHICAGO, U. S. A.
NATURE STUDY PUBLISHING COMPANY, PUBLISHERS
T 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
We quote from the D