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Film, Video Feeding the doves

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About this Item


  • Feeding the doves


  • "A farm yard picture, showing a young girl and her baby sister scattering grain to the doves and chickens. The fluttering birds and excited fowls give an abundance of action to the scene, which is one of the prettiest, clearest and most attractive ever taken"--Maguire & Baucus catalogue.


  • White, James H. (James Henry), production.
  • Heise, William, camera.
  • Thomas A. Edison, Inc.

Created / Published

  • United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1896.


  • -  Farm life
  • -  Pigeons--Feeding and feeds
  • -  Chickens--Feeding and feeds


  • Actualities (Motion pictures)
  • Silent films
  • Short films
  • Nonfiction films


  • -  58470 U.S. Copyright Office
  • -  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 23Oct1896; 58470.
  • -  Camera, William Heise.
  • -  Duration: 0:25 at 27 fps.
  • -  Filmed mid-October 1896.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
  • -  Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, 1997, p. 249; Maguire & Baucus. Edison films, supp. catalogue, Jan. 20, 1897, p. 4 [MI]; Maguire & Baucus. Edison and international photographic films catalogue, April 1897, p. 8 [MI]; Edison films catalog, no. 105, July 1901, p. 81 [MI].
  • -  35 mm viewing print renumbered: FEC 8074 to FYA 3479.


  • viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (42 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • FYA 3479 (viewing print)

Source Collection

  • Hendricks (Gordon) Collection (Library of Congress)


  • Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D. C. 20540 USA dcu

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 00694203

Online Format

  • image
  • video

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Chicago citation style:

Heise, William, Camera, and Inc Thomas A. Edison. Feeding the Doves. produceds by White, James H. Uction United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1896. Video.

APA citation style:

Heise, W. & Thomas A. Edison, I. (1896) Feeding the Doves. White, J. H. U., prod United States: Edison Manufacturing Co. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

Heise, William, Camera, and Inc Thomas A. Edison. Feeding the Doves. prod by White, James H. Uction United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1896. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.