Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Great Northern Diver or Loon. Plate CCCVI.
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Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Great Northern Diver or Loon. Plate CCCVI. [from] Birds of America. London: R. Havell, 1826-1838.
Hand-aquatinted copper-plate engraving, on J. Whatman watermarked paper, the date, if present, difficult to discern because of the watermark's placement behind the dense weeds and the back of the loon on the right, framed, fading, edges slightly toned, punctured perforations along top edge from former binding, offsetting on verso from another copy of the same print with fresh ink, hand-coloring oxidation visible on verso, small black specks in the background, 38 x 25 1/4 in.
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