Philadelphia: J.B. Chevalier, 1861. John James Audubon. Later printing. [26 x 17 cm]; sewing holes visible; smudge on right side of image, possibly watercolor. Very good. Item #55849
John James Audubon is known for his studies and depictions of birds and other animals in nature. This plate is from his The Birds of America octavo edition. Drawn from nature by John James Audubon, lithographed printed and colored by J. T. Bowen. Later printings can be determined with handcolored birds and printed backgrounds.