Mama duck watches carefully as a young child feeds her brood. What child can resist ducklings? This vintage image was include in an 1873 children’s magazine – The Nursery, A Monthly Magazine for Youngest Readers Vol XIII – No. 2. That publication date puts this vintage image in the public domain.
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.