Wild Turkey

John James Audubon, American, 1785 - 1851

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1937

Hand colored copperplate etching on heavy wove paper

Posthumous

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

PR.938.25.12

Publisher

The History Institute of America, New York, New York

Geography

Place Made: United States, North America

Period

20th century

Object Name

Print

Research Area

Print

Not on view

Inscriptions

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

Provenance

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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