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1. Yellow-billed magpie. 2. Stellers jay. 3. Ultramarine jay. 4, 5. Clark's crow : Corvus nutallii, Aud. Corvus stellerii. Corvus ultramarinus. Plant, platunus racemosus, Nuttall. Acorn of quercus macro carpa, Mich. Corvus Columbianus, Wils. c.1 v.4 plate 362

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Title:
1. Yellow-billed magpie. 2. Stellers jay. 3. Ultramarine jay. 4, 5. Clark's crow : Corvus nutallii, Aud. Corvus stellerii. Corvus ultramarinus. Plant, platunus racemosus, Nuttall. Acorn of quercus macro carpa, Mich. Corvus Columbianus, Wils. c.1 v.4 plate 362
Artist:
Audubon, John James, 1785-1851
Engraver:
Havell, Robert, 1793-1878
Name on Item:
Drawn from nature by J. J. Audubon F.R.S. F.L.S. Engraved, printed & coloured by R. Havell, 1837.
Date:
1837
Format:
Prints
Genre:
Intaglio prints
Location:
Boston Public Library
Print Department
Collection (local):
The Birds of America: From Original Drawings by John James Audubon
Series:
The Birds of America : from Original Drawings by John James Audubon -- Appleton copy
Subjects:
Birds
Trees
Clark's nutcracker
Florida scrub jay
Steller's jay
Yellow-billed magpie
Sweetgum
Extent:
1 print : multiple processes, including etching, aquatint, engraving and hand coloring ; sheet 97 x 65 cm
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Publisher:
London : Published by the author
Notes (ownership):
Samuel Appleton, an original subscriber to the Birds of America died in July 1853 at which time this copy of the folio came into the possession of his nephew, Thomas G. Appleton. For further information, consult Fries, Waldemar H. "The double elephant folio: the story of Audubon's Birds of America."
Notes (acquisition):
Gift; Thomas G. Appleton; 1855
Notes (date):
Date from item.
Notes (citation):
Fries, Waldemar H. "The double elephant folio: the story of Audubon's Birds of America." American Library Association, 1973. Reprint. Amherst, Massachusetts: Zenadia Publishing Inc., 2006. Low, Susanne M. "An index and guide to Audubon's Birds of America." New York: Abbeville Press, 1988.
Notes:
Title from item. For more information regarding the modern identification of the species depicted in these prints, consult Low, Susanne M, "An index and guide to Audubon's Birds of America."
From: The birds of America : from original drawings, volume 4 / by John James Audubon. Each plate numbered twice: the first number, from 1 to 87 in Arabic numerals, identifies the set. The second number, from 1 to 435 in Roman numerals, appears in the upper right, identifying the individual plate. Item was issued in set number 73 with plate number CCCLXII (362).
Language:
English
Call #:
Cab.81.15.1 v.4 (no longer used)
Barcode:
36666003791080