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

1824–38
After John James Audubon (American, 1785–1851), Robert Havell, Jr. (American (born in England), 1793–1878)


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

Not On View

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Illustrated books

Elephant folio. Four volumes with 435 plates, kept in 2B11 oversize portfolio cabinet. HOOPING CRANE kept matted (O/S).

Provenance

William Sturgis (1782–1863), by descent to his son-in-law Samuel Hooper (1808-1875); by descent to his cousin Robert Chamblett Hooper (1805–1869); William Hooper (1855–1932); 1921, gift of William Hooper to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 27, 1990)

Credit Line

Gift of William Hooper