Vintage framed page from older edition of The Birds of America, by naturalist and painter John James Audubon.
Measures approximately 12" x 9" x .5"
The Birds of America illustrates of a wide variety of birds of the United States. It was first published as a series in sections between 1827 and 1838, in Edinburgh and London. The work consists of 435 hand-coloured, life-size prints, made from engraved plates, measuring around 39 by 26 inches (99 by 66 cm). Art historians describe Audubon's work as being of high quality and printed with "artistic finesse.