Handcolored aquatint engraving, 1827-38.
Paper size 39 x 25 7/8"
Fair condition, good color, but slightly faded. There is a horizontal crease because this this set appears to have been folded when bound to make smaller volumes. Central crease skillfully flattened and is visible mainly from verso. LOCATION: New York City
Inventory Number: 45457
Drawn from nature and published by John James Audubon. From the first printed edition of John James Audubon's "Birds of America." Engraved, printed, and colored by Robert Havell & Son, London. First of two states. Second state has the title "Carolina Turtle Dove." 18th-19th Century Subjects, Audubon, Elephant Folio Birds