The Old Print Shop

Alexander Wilson. Author of the American Ornithology.

  • ARTIST: Charles Willson Peale

  • PUBLISHER: Published in Port Folio, Vol. IV No. V. by Oliver Oldschool (Joseph Dennie).

  • MEDIUM: Copper engraving,

    DATE: 1814

  • EDITION SIZE: Image size 3 3/4 x 3 3/16" (98 x 81 mm).

  • DESCRIPTION: Oval portrait - inscribed "Peale Pinx" and "D. Edwin Sc.". Alexander Wilson (1766-1813) was the first American ornithologist. David Edwin (1776-1841) came to America from England in the late 18th century and worked with Edward Savage.


  • CONDITION: Good condition.