American Scoter Duck (Plate 40 from the first octavo edition of "The Birds of America")

John James Audubon, American, 1785 - 1851

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1840-1843

Hand-colored lithograph on paper

Sheet: 6 5/8 × 10 1/4 in. (16.9 × 26.1 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Transferred from the Hanover Inn

2013.34.1

Printer

John T. Bowen, Philadelphia

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Printed, upper left corner: No. [o in superscript] 81.; printed, upper right corner: Pl. 403.; printed, above image, center: 2.; printed, above image, center right:1.; printed, below image, lower left: Drawn from Nature by J. J. Audubon. F.R.S.F.L.S.; printed, below image, center: W.H. / American Scoter Duck / 1. Male 2. Female; printed, below image, lower right: Lith. Printed & Col.d [d in superscript] by J. T. Bowen, Philad.a [a in superscript]

Provenance

Hanover Inn, Hanover, New Hampshire; transferred to present collection, 2013.

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