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Alexander Wilson (Scottish/American 1766-1813) Hand-colored Engraving of Birds from American Ornithology

Auction:
2981T
Lot:
1688
Sold for:
$185$150

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Auction:
Discovery - 2981T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
February 09, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Alexander Wilson (Scottish/American 1766-1813)

Hand-colored Engraving of Birds from American Ornithology
, 1829, depicting a goldfinch, a blue jay, and a Baltimore oriole, label affixed to the reverse, framed, sight size ht. 13, wd. 9 3/4 in.
Estimate $300-500

some minor mat burn along edges


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Keywords

Alexander Wilson, Baltimore oriole, Goldfinch, Oriole, Scotland

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