A lot of editing went into this vintage rooster drawing. The scan had introduced a ton of white spots throughout the black areas. It was such a wonderful bird engraving that I thought it would be worth the time. I hope you think so as well.
It’s from the American Agriculturist v. 26 from 1867. The magazine has provided a number of great illustrations. They have all been too large to include the full-sized illustration on one of the regular pages. You can easily retrieve the full-sized version by clicking on the vintage rooster drawing shown below.
He’s such a proud fellow; strutting his stuff. Standing tall and walking alone in the barnyard. One can only guess that he is walking the perimeter of the barnyard ensuring that all of his hens are safe and sound.
This image is copyright free and in the public domain anywhere that extends copyrights 70 years after death or at least 120 years after publication when the original illustrator is unknown.