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Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Shore Lark, Plate CC.

Auction:
2865B
Lot:
363
Sold for:
$523$425

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2865B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 15, 2015 11:00AM

Description:

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Shore Lark, Plate CC. [from] The Birds of America. London: Havell, 1827-1838.
Double elephant folio sheet, hand-colored engraving with aquatint and etching, J. Whatman Turkey Mill watermark, 1834; framed, spotting to margins, short closed tear to top margin, fading, 37 1/4 x 25 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,200


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Keywords

London, Aquatint, Etching, Foolscap folio, Havell family, Paper, Printmaking, The Birds of America, Whatman

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