Collection VC565 - Audubon Prints

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VC565

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Collection

Title

Audubon Prints

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6.00 Linear Feet

Scope and content

9 prints in total.  5 prints are from John James Audubon’s Birds of North America : pl.20 Great-Footed Hawk; pl.36 Stanley Hawk; and pl.283 Wandering Shearwater are double elephant folio prints from hand-colored aquatint engravings; pl.1 Wild Turkey Male; and pl.61 Great Horned Owl are double elephant folios from offset lithographs.  4 prints are from Audubon’s Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America : pl.83 Little Chief Hare; pl.107 Lewis’ Marmot; pl. 123 The Sewellel; and pl.145 Townsend Shrew are imperial folio prints of original hand-colored lithographs.

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The collection is open and accessible for research.

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Conditions governing reproduction

Users of the collection should read and abide by the Rights and Permissions guidelines at the Bernard Becker Medical Library Archives.

Users of the collection who wish to cite items from this collection, in whole or in part, in any form of publication must request, sign, and return a Statement of Use form to the Archives.

For detailed information regarding use of this collection, contact the Archives and Rare Book Department of the Becker Library (arb@wusm.wustl.edu).

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Item description, Reference Code, Bernard Becker Medical Library Archives, Washington University in St. Louis.

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  • English

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  • Latin

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"Describing Archives: A Content Standard, Second Edition (DACS), 2013."

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© Copyright 2019 Bernard Becker Medical Library Archives. All rights reserved.

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