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Ornithological Subjects, Eight Bird Prints.

Auction:
3040B
Lot:
581
Sold for:
$246$200

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3040B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 12, 2017 11:00AM

Description:

Ornithological Subjects, Eight Bird Prints. Including: three hand-colored lithographs from the Audubon octavo Birds of America: Bachman's Oyster-catcher; Townsend's Oyster-catcher, and the Black tern; two hand-colored engraved folio plates from Alexander Wilson's American Ornithology: plate 55, Ring-tail Eagle and Sea Eagle; and plate 37, Fish Hawk, Fish Crow, Ring Plover, and Least Snipe; [together with] three hand-colored lithographs by Manneville Elihu Dearing Brown from The Cabinet of Natural History and American Rural Sports: plate 6, vol. 2: Ruby-crowned Wren and Blue Jay; vol. II, plate xxiv: Belted King Fisher and Buffel Headed Duck; and plate 4, vol. 2: Canvas-Back Duck and Red-Headed Duck; all matted, sizes vary. (8)
Estimate $200-300


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Keywords

king fisher, Alexander Wilson, Culture, Eagle, Nationalism, Ostreoida, Oyster, Plate, Smoked food

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