A pretty young chick checks out her new finery in the mirror. Might she be saying, “I feel pretty”? This great sketch is another of our great vintage cartoon images of birds as people.
Pets At Play is part of the Pearl Series by McLoughlin Bros. Publishers. This book from ca 1880 did not identify the artist of these charming anthropomorphic animal drawings.
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.