Pileated Woodpecker

Collection Type

  • Art

GUSN

GUSN-198510

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

Descriptive Terms

prints (visual works)
ink
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Print

Inscription

"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.),

Additional Identification Number

P151

Maker

Reproduction of Audubon, John James, 1785-1851 (Artist)
Havell, Robert, Jr., 1793-1878 (Engraver)
R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company (Printer)
Foster Brothers (Dealer)

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

34 8/16 x 24 7/16 x 1 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.574

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)