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The Birds of America, Plate 379, Ruff-necked Humming-bird

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Provenance

William Sturgis (1782-1863) to his son-in-law Samuel Hooper (1808-1875); to his cousin Robert Chamblett Hooper (1805-1869); William Hooper (1855-1932) by whom given to MFA in 1921

Credit Line

Gift of William Hooper

1824–38

Dimensions

Sheet: 101.6 x 71.1 cm (40 x 28 in.)

Accession Number

21.11772.379

Medium or Technique

Etching and aquatint, hand-colored

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books