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009826

Carrier pigeon used to carry dispatches out of Paris during the Franco-Prussian War (1870-1871). The message was attached to the central tail feather. Other tail feathers were stamped for identification. Engraving (London, November 1870).

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Carrier pigeon used to carry dispatches out of Paris during the Franco-Prussian War (1870-1871). The message was attached to the central tail feather.  Other tail feathers were stamped for identification.  Engraving (London, November 1870).