Punch,  19 (1850), 233.

Sir John Ross's Pigeons



Essay, Drollery


Ornithology, Breeding

    Reports on John Ross's pigeons which, according to 'Professor Mactartanclan, the distinguished Glasgow philosopher', show symptoms of having been 'domesticated with the Esquimaux' and have become 'national pets'.

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