Who will state their point more clearly, the duck or the goose? These two birds appear to be having a discussion. Perhaps about who should get to use the pond in the background?
Published in 1873, The Nursery, A Monthly Magazine for Youngest Readers Vol XIII – No. 4 was a children’s magazine . That publication date puts this vintage image in the public domain.
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