Archive for July 11th, 2012

It can be hard to determine just what’s going on in this grainy, black-and-white photo. It’s a bird and a man; that much is clear. To be more specific, it’s a Carolina Parakeet comfortably perched on a man’s necktie. This 1906 photograph is remarkable for a number of reasons. Among them is the man’s seeming […]

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