Rook shooting

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of men beside a grove of trees shooting rooks, a popular sport in spring. One man counts his score of birds. The young rooks, ‘skinned, and then soaked all night in cold spring water, make pies which are worthy the notice of the most scientific gourmand.’ (Illustrated London News, 1861)

#Picture Number SP99

 


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