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Copperplate for Yellow-billed Magpie (Pica nuttalli), Steller's Jay (Cyanocitta stelleri), Western Scrub-Jay (Aphelocoma californica), Clark's Nutcracker (Nucifraga columbiana), Havell plate no. 362 in John J. Audubon's "Birds of America"

Object Name: Copperplate
Date: 1837
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Medium: copper, nickel plated
Dimensions: Overall: 30 1/4 x 25 1/2 in. ( 76.8 x 64.8 cm )
Description: Plate for the engraving of Yellow-billed Magpie, Stellar's Jay, Western Scrub-Jay, Clark's Nutcracker, Havell Plate no. 362 for Audubon's "Birds of America".
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. John E. Parsons in memory of her husband John E. Parsons, trustee
Object Number: 1977.14
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Marks: inscriptions: metal label on reverse: Audubon's Birds of America/Original Plate


"Audubon's Aviary: Something Old, Something Borrowed, But Most Things New," New-York Historical Society, February 13-April 5, 2009.