Like all of our bird images, this chicken drawing is in the public domain. In this drawing we have a pair of La Fleche Chickens. The La Fleche breed are actually quite rare. They originated in France where they are treasured as show birds and in fine dining. They are a brownish color with a distinctive red V-shaped comb.
It is so much fun finding vintage books full of wonderful illustrations. Thomas E. Hill’s 1882 work Hill’s Album of Biography and Art provided over 200 drawings for this site.
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.