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Pileated Woodpecker

2006.44.574 (RS9543)

Description

An engraving done by Robert Havell, Jr. from an original drawing by John James Audubon of four woodpeckers sitting on branches. The birds are numbered according to their sex and age and the key is at the center under the title. The frame is painted black with a gold painted inside edge.

Details

Maker
Reproduction of Audubon, John James, 1785-1851 (Artist)
Havell, Robert, Jr., 1793-1878 (Engraver)
R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company (Printer)
Foster Brothers (Dealer)
Inscriptions
"Foster Brothers / 4 Park Square Boston / Factory 78 Summer St., Arlington / Massachusetts / Order No. 1128" (Printed label on reverse.)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
ink
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Art
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
ink
paper (fiber product)
Print
prints (visual works)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
34 8/16 x 24 7/16 x 1 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.574
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
198510

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