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The Birds of America, from Drawings Made in the United States and their Territories

New York: J. J. Audubon; Philadelphia: J. B. Chevalier, 1840-44


Acquired in 1920 from Bartlett (Boston) by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.

Credit Line

Bequest of William A. Sargent


Place of Publication

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Place of Publication

New York, New York, USA

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Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 500 hand-colored lithographs


Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books