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Crested Caracara, Caracara cheriway, from Audubon's The birds of America

Chesek, Craig

American Museum of Natural History

American Museum of Natural History

  • Title: Crested Caracara, Caracara cheriway, from Audubon's The birds of America
  • Creator: Chesek, Craig
  • Subject: Birds, Birds -- Pictorial works, Ornithology, South Atlantic States, Birds of South America, Art, Illustrations, Rare books, Feathers
  • Rights: Information on rights available at the repository
  • Repository: American Museum of Natural History
  • Publisher: American Museum of Natural History Research Library
  • Original Caption: Brasilian Caracara Eagle<br />Polyborus vulgaris
  • Medium: Lithography
  • Imprint: London, Pub. by the author, 1827-1838
  • Identifier: b10564457_1
  • Description of Publication: 4 v. CCCCXXXV col. pl. 100 cm.
  • Department / Discipline: Ornithology
  • Date of Publication: 1838
  • Date: 2013
  • Coverage: United States, South America
  • Collection Title: Rare Book Collection
  • Collection Name: Rare Book Collection
  • Collection Description: The images of the Rare Book Collection highlight some of the art, illustrations, engravings, maps, and sketches from the over 14,000 rare materials housed at the Library. The Museum Library’s Rare Book Collection includes field diaries and scrapbooks, richly illustrated fragile and uniquely bound materials, limited and/or autographed editions; published and unpublished materials with special Museum association; materials of high monetary value; and rare books relevant to natural history, especially in those fields of interest at the Museum. This image collection commences with all of the artwork showcased in Natural Histories: Extraordinary Rare Book Selections from the American Museum of Natural History Library: Essays & Plates, a book edited by the Library’s Director, published in October, 2012.
  • Call Number: RF-111-Aa
  • Book Title: The birds of America; from original drawings by John James Audubon
  • Bibliographic Number: <a href="http://libcat1.amnh.org/record=b1056445%20target=_blank">b10564457</a>
  • Author: Audubon, John James, 1785-1851
  • Artist: Audubon, John James, 1785-1851

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