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A Christmas for the Birds in 1874

A lovely wintry report just in from our intrepid scholar and adventurer, Craig Conley!:

From the outskirts of Snowland comes this charming scene of a miniature Christmas tree in a window box for the winter robins. The caption reads, "Free winter quarters -- the little birds at the window."  From Frank Leslie's Pleasant Hours magazine, 1874.

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Thanks for your fearless reporting, Craig! Snowland is richer because you're out there in the tundras, chasing down sundry frosted jewels for our blog readers!

-- Janet

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