The Birds of America, Plate 1, Wild Turkey

1824–38
After John James Audubon (American, 1785–1851)


Catalogue Raisonné

Low 001, variant 3

Dimensions

Platemark: 96.8 x 64.8 cm (38 1/8 x 25 1/2 in.); Sheet: 101.6 x 71.1 cm (40 x 28 in.)

Accession Number

21.11772.1

Medium or Technique

Etching and aquatint, hand-colored

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

Elephant folio. Four volumes with 435 plates, kept in 2B11 oversize portfolio cabinet.

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