American Flamingo

John James Audubon, American, 1785 - 1851

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1937

Hand colored copperplate etching on heavy wove paper

Posthumous

Sight: 19 1/16 in. (48.4 cm)

Sight: 13 1/2 in. (34.3 cm)

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

PR.938.25.9

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

Printed, upper left: No. 87; upper center: THE HISTORY INSTITUTE EDITION OF AUDUBON PRINTS; upper right: PLATE CCCCXXXI; lower left: DRAWN FROM NATURE BY JOHN J. AUDUBON, F.R.S., F.L.S./ Published & Copyrighted 1937 by/The History Institute of America Inc./New York City; center: American Flamingo/PHOENICOPTERUS RUBER. LINN/ OLD MALE/ REGISTERED SERIAL NO. A.40.; lower right: Handcolored copperplate etching reproduced by special permission of/The American Museum of Natural History, New York City.

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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