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April 18th, 2014 · 2 Comments

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“Animal Families” was published by the venerable Austrian firm Piatnik; no date is given.  The artwork is, however, credited: “After the original paintings by Hubert Lechner (Vienna Academy).”

There are ten “families”: Deer, Domestic Animals, Fresh-Water Fish, Salt-Water Fish, African Animals, Birds of Prey, Parrots, Humming-Birds, Finches, and Indian Animals.  A curious system of classification, but as good as any other, I suppose.

(Posted by Doug Skinner)

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2 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Mamie // Apr 30, 2014 at 12:42 am

    It’s very beautiful.

  • 2 Norman Conquest // Apr 30, 2014 at 12:41 pm

    I’ve always thought of the mockingbird as a bird of prey.

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