Month: November 2011

Turkey Day

North American Turkey, ca. 1612, by Mansur. Victoria and Albert Museum, IM 135-1921. In honor of Thanksgiving, here’s a painting of an American turkeycock by the great Mughal…

Mailbag: Past Me

I received this e-mail today (some names redacted): Dear Tom, On this date (the Saturday after Thanksgiving) back in 2010 C and I had recently returned from Europe….