GREAT WHITE HERON - ARDEA OCCIDENTALIS - PLATE 281.

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John James Audubon

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Great White Heron - Ardea Occidentalis - Plate 281.

Aquatint and engraving, 1827-38.
Paper size 29 1/2 x 43 1/4"
Fine condition and color.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 68358
Price: $6,000.00
Publisher : Published by the American Museum of Natural History and Alecto Historical Editions.
This plate is one of six that were re-struck by the American Museum of Natural History and Alecto Historical Editions, NY/London. Drawn from nature by the author between 1821 and 1833 and Engraved in Edinburgh and London by W. H. Lizars & Robert Havell bewteen 1828 and 1836. Re-printed in 1985 from the original plate now in the collection of the American Museum of Natural History. Edition size, 125. Behind the bird is a view of Key West, Florida. 18th-19th Century Subjects , Audubon , Elephant Folio Birds

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