John James Audubon (American, 1785-1851)
    Black-bellied Darter, Plotus Anhinga (No 64, Plate CCCXVI), 1836
    Hand-colored engraving with aquatint and etching on J. Whatman dated 1836
    30 x 21-3/4 inches (76.2 x 55.2 cm) (plate)
    37-1/2 x 25-1/4 inches (95.3 x 64.1 cm) (sheet)
    Engraved, printed, and colored by R. Havell, London

    J. J. Audubon, Birds of America, From Drawings Made in the United States and Their Territories, London, 1826-1838, n.p.

    Condition Report*:

    Sheet is hinged to mount at upper corners verso; there appears to be extremely light paper discoloration and a few stray spots of faint foxing; sheet is slighting undulating with a few faint handling creases; left edge is slightly irregular with a few faint creases due to it's removal from original binding; a small approx. 1 inch teach at center left edge; a few tiny notches and tears at extreme edges, not visible when framed; framed under glass. Framed Dimensions 44.5 X 35 Inches

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    November, 2015
    16th Monday
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