Whip-poor-will

Collection Type

  • Art

GUSN

GUSN-221905

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

Descriptive Terms

lithographs
paper (fiber product)
ink
Print

Inscription

"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)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

P452

Maker

Audubon, John James, 1785-1851 (Artist)
J.T. Bowen

Location of Origin

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Dimensions

10 2/16 x 6 5/16 x 1/16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.875

Places

Pennsylvania (United States)
Philadelphia (Philadelphia county, Pennsylvania)