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Hooping Crane. Plate CCXXVI (226)

  • ARTIST: John James Audubon

  • MEDIUM: Handcolored aquatint and line engraving,

    DATE: 1827-38.

  • EDITION SIZE: Sheet size 38 x 25 7/8" (69.5 x 65.6 cm)

  • DESCRIPTION: Drawn from nature and published by John James Audubon. From the first printed edition of John James Audubon's "Birds of America" published in London, 1827-1838. Engraved, printed, and colored by Robert Havell.<br><br> Early state with the title of Hooping Crane. 2nd state has the title of Whooping Crane.

  • ADDITIONAL INFO: Printed on J Whatman Turkey 1834 paper.

  • CONDITION: Good condition and color. Some repairs in the paper along right and left sheet edges. None affecting the image. Framed in 2" Bird's Eye Maple w/ Gold Metal Inset.