March 11, 2017 10:00 AM EST Cincinnati


Audubon Double-Elephant Folio Hand-Colored Engraving, Great American Hen & Young, Engraved by W.H. Lizars

John James Audubon (American, 1785-1851). Framed engraving titled Great American Hen & Young / Vulgo, Female Wild Turkey, Melleagris Gallapavo, l.c., hand-colored by Havell, credit to Audubon l.l., credit to Lizars l.r., inscribed Plate VI. No. 11 u.c., J Whatman 1827 watermark; 25.75 x 38.5 in. (sheet size).


Toned. Trimmed very close to plate mark and even into plate, on the right. Not laid down but there is glue and tape residue on the reverse of the sheet. Horizontal tear (repaired with tape on reverse) from left margin, into the plate, about 4.5 in. long. One small loss along bottom and one in a lower corner. Glue residue on reverse.

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