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Copper plate used in the first edition of Wilson's American ornithology

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Copper plate used in the first edition of Wilson's American ornithology

1829

Copper plates

10 art originals : copper ; 36 x 29 cm. or smaller, in 2 cases 40 x 31 x 5 cm. or smaller.

Plate 49 measure 36 x 29 cm., others are 35 x 27 cm.

United States

American ornithology, or The natural history of the birds of the United States : illustrated with plates, engraved and coloured from original drawings taken from nature / by Alexander Wilson ; with a sketch of the author's life by George Ord.

RF-102-I box 1

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Bibliographic Number: b10881712

Ornithology

American Museum of Natural History

Citation

Wilson, Alexander, 1766-1813 (artist), Lawson, Alexander, 1773-1846 (artist), and Wilson, Alexander, 1766-1813 (author), “Copper plate used in the first edition of Wilson's American ornithology,” AMNH Research Library | Digital Special Collections, accessed November 16, 2019, https://lbry-web-007.amnh.org/digital/index.php/items/show/27105.