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Fish Hawk or Osprey. Plate 288.

  • ARTIST: John James Audubon

  • PUBLISHER: Published by Julius. Bien.

  • MEDIUM: Chromolithograph,

    DATE: 1860

  • EDITION SIZE: Paper size 38 1/4 x 25 3/4" (97.3 x 65.4 cm).

  • DESCRIPTION: Drawn from Nature by J. J. Audubon, F.R.S. F.L.S. Julius Bien issued many Audubon "plates", transferred onto stone from the original copper plates engraved by Havell for "Birds of America." The Bien edition was published between 1858-1860, when the onset of the Civil War interrupted production.

  • ADDITIONAL INFO: A unusually nice example of this Bien edition image..

  • CONDITION: Good condition, save for tear into title skillfully repaired.