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The Vain Jackdaw, from 'Baby's Own Aesop'

Crane, Walter, 1900, Publisher's print
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The Vain Jackdaw, from 'Baby's Own Aesop'
The Vain Jackdaw, from 'Baby's Own Aesop'
The Vain Jackdaw, from 'Baby's Own Aesop'
The Vain Jackdaw, from 'Baby's Own Aesop'
Library Item
40066
The Vain Jackdaw, illustrated page from 'Baby's Own Aesop'
A jackdaw sits on top of a set of steps with flopping and broken peacock feathers stuck into its tail. Beside it, three actual peacocks observe the spectacle. The rhyme reads,
"The Vain Jackdaw

"Fine feathers," Jack thought,
"make fine fowls;"
I'll be envied of bats and of owls:
But the peacocks' proud eyes
Saw through his disguise,
And Jack fled the assembly of fowls.

Borrowed plumes are soon discovered."
1900
17.8 x 18.8 cm
Publisher's print
Art and Design Library
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