Wild Turkey

John James Audubon, American (born Haiti), 1785 - 1851



Hand colored copperplate etching on heavy wove paper


Plate: 19 5/16 × 13 5/16 in. (49.1 × 33.8 cm)

Sheet: 25 3/4 × 19 7/8 in. (65.4 × 50.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of John Chase Redington, Class of 1900



The History Institute of America, New York, New York


Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Engraved, lower left margin: DRAWN FROM NATURE BY J.J. AUDUBON, F.R.S. F.L.S. Published & copyrighted 1937 by / The History Institute of America, Inc. / New York City; engraved, lower center margin: Wild Turkey MELEAGRIS GALLOPAVO. Linn. Male. American cane. Miegiamacresperma. / REGISTERED SERIAL NO. [in ink] T. 38; lower right margin: Hand-colored copperplate etching reproduced by special permission of / The American Museum of Natural History New York City; upper left: No. 1; upper right: PLATE 1


John Chase Redington (Class of 1900, 1878-1946), Wilton, Connecticut; given to the Dartmouth Outing Club, 1938; catalogued by the present collection.

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