Cotton Rat. Ipomoea batatas (sweet potato) Pl. 30.
Lithograph handcolored, c.1851.
Average paper size 6 7/8 x 10 1/4" (170 x 261 mm).
Good condition with original color. LOCATION: New York City
Inventory Number: 18220
From the octavo edition of "The Quadrupeds of North America" printed and colored by J. T. Bowen, Philadelphia. The landscape is southern in feel - with the farmhouse, with zig zag split rail fencing, on the banks of a river. 18th-19th Century Subjects, Audubon, Octavo Animals