'Wild Ducks', c 1845.
© Science Museum / Science & Society Picture Library
Vignette from a lithographic plate showing hunters shooting wild ducks. Taken from 'The Swan, Goose and Duck' in 'Graphic Illustrations of Animals - Showing Their Utility to Man' (1845), a book illustrated by Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins and R K Thomas. Printed by J Graf, C Graf, Day and Haghe. Published by Thomas Varty.