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Whip-poor-will

2006.44.875 (RS10294)

Description

Unframed lithograph of three birds and a moth in three stages. The bird at the top is flying, the middle bird is getting ready to land, and the bottom bird is perched on a branch. The moth is a caterpillar on a leaf, and is green and black. The moth towards the bottom has gold and purple wings. Behind all the animals is a branch with moss and green leaves.

Details

Maker
Audubon, John James, 1785-1851 (Artist)
J.T. Bowen
Inscriptions
"No. 9" / "PL. 42" / "R.T" / "Whip-poor-will Black Oak or Quercitron Quercustirctoria" / "Drawn from Nature by J.J. Audoban F.R.S.F.L.S." / Lith. Printed by & Sold by J.T. Bowen, Phil." (printed)
Location of origin
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
ink
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Art
Places
Pennsylvania (United States)
Philadelphia (Philadelphia county, Pennsylvania)
Descriptive terms
ink
lithographs
paper (fiber product)
Print
Dimensions
10 2/16 x 6 5/16 x 1/16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.875
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
221905

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