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page 193 -- H.H. Stoddard, Poultry World

updated  2 June 2018
acquired by Emma Jane Arnold [1850-1938] for her children's scrapbook
from Poultry World, Hartford CT 1877(?)
lithograph by Clay, Cosack & Co., Buffalo, NY
design by I. Porter

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Charles A. Sweet was President of the American Poultry Association in 1877.
The award most likely was presented by the Buffalo International Poultry Association
during its exhibition of February 1-8, 1877.
Porter, print #77
A copy of I. Porter's colored plates rendered for Poultry World is available from Mann Library at Cornell University in Ithaca NY as part of their non-circulating Special Collections:

[Colored plates designed by I. Porter for Poultry World]


Mann Library Special Collections (Non-Circulating) Hours/Map
SF487 .P876C Rice Poultry Collection 
 Available for On-site use only

"The trial of a horse thief" by John Mulvany ; Clay, Cosack & Co. chromo lith., Buffalo and Chicago, 1877
The Library of Congress has this famous Clay, Cosack & Co. lithograph in their collection, from which the details below are displayed:

Print shows a large group of men gathered in a room in a tavern or general store, conducting the trial of a man, standing at center, suspected of stealing a horse. Includes registration marks and color bars to indicate the number of stones used.

(registration marks and color bars to indicate the number of stones used--from original print)

Contributor Names
Clay, Cosack & Co., lithographer
Mulvany, John, 1839-1906, artist
Created / Published
Buffalo, [N.Y.] ; Chicago, [Ill.] : Clay, Cosack & Co., c1877.

According to

A History of American Magazines, 1865-1885:

 By Frank L. Mott:

 digitized by Google; online at Haithi Trust
digitized by Google, full text online at Haithi Trust
A flock of fortunes followed the poultry industry in Victorian times. Chicken coops looked as good as human habitations. Here are a couple of examples from Poultry World.

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