Browse Items (37 total)

  • Collection: Flora and Fauna

2012_98.jpg
Object inscriptions: in plate: bottom center: PLATE LV. / Grizzly Frontinac. / Painted & Pub. by the Author, G. Brookshaw.

2012_6.jpg
Object inscriptions: in plate: bottom center: PLATE XXVIII. / Painted and Published as the Act directs by the Author G Brookshaw, September 1st, 1806

2012_97.jpg
Object description: in plate: bottom center: PLATE LI / Painted & Lith. [illegible] by the Artist G. Brookshaw [illegible]

2012_5.jpg
George Brookshaw thrived as a cabinetmaker in late-eighteenth-century London—he made high-end furniture for the aristocracy—until 1795, when he curiously disappeared from sight. He wasn’t heard from again until 1804, when the first plates of…

No image.jpg
Object inscriptions: top left corner: No. 96.; top right corner: Pl. 478.; bottom center: W.E.H. / Red-throated Diver. / 1, Male Summer Plumage. 2, do. Winter, 3, Female. 4, Young.; bottom left corner: Drawn from Nature by J.J. Audubon, F.R.S.F.L.S.;…

No image.jpg
Although a critical success, the double elephant folio of The Birds of America was quite an expensive venture. The subscriptions, most garnered in Europe, barely covered the cost of its production. As a result, as soon as Audubon returned from…

No image.jpg
Object inscriptions: in plate: top left: No..99; top right: Pl. 493.; bottom center: W. F. [illegible] / Shattucks Bunting. / Male; bottom left: Drawn from Nature by J. J. Audubon, F.R.S.F.L.S.; bottom right: Lith. Printed & Cold. by J. T. Bowen,…

No image.jpg
Object inscriptions: in plate: top left: No..97; top right: Pl. 484.; bottom center: W. E. H. / Harris' Finch / 1. Adult Male. 2. Young Female.; bottom left: Drawn from Nature by J. J. Audubon, F.R.S.F.L.S.; bottom right: Lith. Printed & Cold. by J.…

No image.jpg
Object inscriptions: in plate: top left: No..97; top right: Pl. 485; bottom center: Bell’s Vireo. / Male. / Rattle-snake Root.; bottom left: Drawn from Nature by J. J. Audubon, F.R.S.F.L.S.; bottom right: Lith. Printed & Cold. by J. T. Bowen,…

No image.jpg
Audubon is credited today for describing fourteen new species in The Birds of America. He thought he was responsible for many more, including the yellowthroat depicted here, which he painted in Louisiana, prior to his first trip to England. While…
Output Formats

atom, dcmes-xml, json, omeka-json, omeka-xml, rss2