A mother hen stands proudly with her brood in this vintage black and white drawing. This public domain image features a large white chicken standing among her brood of baby chicks.
Friends in Feathers and Fur, and Other Neighbors was a charming children’s book from 1885. James Johonnot (1823-1908) did not identify an illustrator but at least two of the drawings in this book appear to be by Harrison Weir (1824-1906).
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.