[Sca-cooks] Indian Hens, pictures of Turkeys

Johnna Holloway johnnae at mac.com
Thu Sep 11 13:08:55 PDT 2008

Marcus Gheeraerts the Elder has depictions of turkeys that predate this 
They are in /Freytag/, Arnold.  /Mythologia ethica/. Antverpiae: 1579.
The book that goes into the 16th century artwork associated with
the turkey is Presenting the Turkey by Eiche.


Marion McNealy wrote:
> I ran across this book today in the Bayerischen Staatsbibliothek (Bavarian State Library) and in browsing through it, found these two pages depicting "Indian Hens", which look a lot like wild turkeys to me.  The book was published in Frankfurt in 1592.

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