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  • The Birds of America, Plate 414, Cape May Warbler

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

    Description

    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

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    Sheet: 101.6 x 71.1 cm (40 x 28 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.11772.414

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    Etching and aquatint, hand-colored

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  • The Birds of America, Plate 415, Brown Creeper

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

    Description

    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

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    Dimensions

    Sheet: 101.6 x 71.1 cm (40 x 28 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.11772.415

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    Etching and aquatint, hand-colored

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  • The Birds of America, Plate 411, Common American Swan

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

    Description

    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

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    Sheet: 101.6 x 71.1 cm (40 x 28 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.11772.411

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    Etching and aquatint, hand-colored

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  • The Birds of America, Plate 405, Semipalmated Sandpiper

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

    Description

    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

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    Sheet: 101.6 x 71.1 cm (40 x 28 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.11772.405

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    Etching and aquatint, hand-colored

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  • Histoire naturelle des perroquets

    1801–05
    Illustrated by Jacques Barraband (1767–1809), Engraved by Louis Bouquet (French, active about 1800–1823 French), Engraved by Langlois (active 1805–1840), Author François Levaillant (French, 1753–1824 French), Printer and Publisher Levrault (French, early 19th century French)

    Place of Publication: Paris, France

    Description

    Paris: Levrault, 1801-1805

    Provenance

    Mrs. Sigmund J. Katz, New Orleans; by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 30, 1988.

    Credit Line

    Jessie and Sigmund Katz Collection

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    Catalogue Raisonné

    Nissen, Vogelbücher, 558

    Dimensions

    Overall (each vol., depth variable): 55.8 x 37.5 x 6 cm (21 15/16 x 14 3/4 x 2 3/8 in.)

    Accession Number

    1988.523-524

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    Illustrated book with 145 color-printed etching and engravings, with added hand coloring

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  • American Flamingo

    After John James Audubon (American, 1785–1851), Julius Bien (American, 1826–1909 American)

    Description

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    Bequest of Katharine Lane Weems

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    100 x 67.5 cm (39 3/8 x 26 9/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    1990.240

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    Chromolithograph

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  • The Birds of America, Plate 321, Roseate Spoonbill

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

    Description

    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

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    Sheet: 101.6 x 71.1 cm (40 x 28 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.11772.321

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    Etching and aquatint, hand-colored

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  • The Birds of America, Plate 425, Columbian Humming Bird

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

    Description

    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

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    Sheet: 101.6 x 71.1 cm (40 x 28 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.11772.425

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    Etching and aquatint, hand-colored

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  • The Birds of America, Plate 3, Prothonotary Warbler

    1824–38
    After John James Audubon (American, 1785–1851), Robert Havell, Jr. (American (born in England), 1793–1878), W. H. Lizars (Scottish, 19th century)

    Description

    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

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    Dimensions

    Sheet: 101.6 x 71.1 cm (40 x 28 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.11772.3

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    Etching and aquatint, hand-colored

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  • The Birds of America, Plate 18, Bewick's Wren

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

    Description

    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

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    Sheet: 101.6 x 71.1 cm (40 x 28 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.11772.18

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    Etching and aquatint, hand-colored

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  • The Birds of America, Plate 23, Maryland Yellow Throat

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

    Description

    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

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    Sheet: 101.6 x 71.1 cm (40 x 28 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.11772.23

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    Etching and aquatint, hand-colored

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  • The Birds of America, Plate 28, Solitary Flycatcher or Vireo

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

    Description

    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

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    Dimensions

    Sheet: 101.6 x 71.1 cm (40 x 28 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.11772.28

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  • The Birds of America, Plate 39, Crested Titmouse

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

    Description

    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

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    Dimensions

    Sheet: 101.6 x 71.1 cm (40 x 28 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.11772.39

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    Etching and aquatint, hand-colored

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  • The Birds of America, Plate 42, Orchard Oriole

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

    Description

    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

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    Dimensions

    Sheet: 101.6 x 71.1 cm (40 x 28 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.11772.42

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    Etching and aquatint, hand-colored

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  • The Birds of America, Plate 43, Cedar Bird

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

    Description

    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

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    Dimensions

    Sheet: 101.6 x 71.1 cm (40 x 28 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.11772.43

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  • The Birds of America, Plate 56, Red-shouldered Hawk

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

    Description

    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

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    Dimensions

    Sheet: 101.6 x 71.1 cm (40 x 28 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.11772.56

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    Etching and aquatint, hand-colored

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  • The Birds of America, Plate 59, Chestnut Sided Warbler

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

    Description

    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

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    Dimensions

    Sheet: 101.6 x 71.1 cm (40 x 28 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.11772.59

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    Etching and aquatint, hand-colored

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  • The Birds of America, Plate 64, Swamp Sparrow

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

    Description

    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

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    Dimensions

    Sheet: 101.6 x 71.1 cm (40 x 28 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.11772.64

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    Etching and aquatint, hand-colored

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  • The Birds of America, Plate 66, Ivory-billed Woodpecker

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

    Description

    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

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    Sheet: 101.6 x 71.1 cm (40 x 28 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.11772.66

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    Etching and aquatint, hand-colored

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  • The Birds of America, Plate 81, Fish Hawk

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

    Description

    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

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    Dimensions

    Sheet: 101.6 x 71.1 cm (40 x 28 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.11772.81

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    Etching and aquatint, hand-colored

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  • The Birds of America, Plate 85, Yellow Throated Warbler

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

    Description

    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

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    Dimensions

    Sheet: 101.6 x 71.1 cm (40 x 28 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.11772.85

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  • The Birds of America, Plate 113, Blue-bird

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

    Description

    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

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    Dimensions

    Sheet: 101.6 x 71.1 cm (40 x 28 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.11772.113

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    Etching and aquatint, hand-colored

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  • The Birds of America, Plate 121, Snowy Owl

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

    Description

    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

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    Dimensions

    Sheet: 101.6 x 71.1 cm (40 x 28 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.11772.121

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    Etching and aquatint, hand-colored

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  • The Birds of America, Plate 137, Yellow-breasted Chat

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

    Description

    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

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    Dimensions

    Sheet: 101.6 x 71.1 cm (40 x 28 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.11772.137

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  • The Birds of America, Plate 141, Goshawk

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

    Description

    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

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    Sheet: 101.6 x 71.1 cm (40 x 28 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.11772.141

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  • The Birds of America, Plate 145, Yellow Red-poll Warbler

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

    Description

    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

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    Dimensions

    Sheet: 101.6 x 71.1 cm (40 x 28 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.11772.145

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  • The Birds of America, Plate 155, Black-throated Blue Warbler

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

    Description

    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

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    Dimensions

    Sheet: 101.6 x 71.1 cm (40 x 28 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.11772.155

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  • The Birds of America, Plate 159, Cardinal Grosbeak

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

    Description

    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

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    Gift of William Hooper

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    Sheet: 101.6 x 71.1 cm (40 x 28 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.11772.159

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  • The Birds of America, Plate 173, Barn Swallow

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

    Description

    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

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    Dimensions

    Sheet: 101.6 x 71.1 cm (40 x 28 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.11772.173

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  • The Birds of America, Plate 181, Golden Eagle

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

    Description

    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

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    Gift of William Hooper

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    Sheet: 101.6 x 71.1 cm (40 x 28 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.11772.181

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  • The Birds of America, Plate 191, Willow Grous

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

    Description

    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

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    Sheet: 101.6 x 71.1 cm (40 x 28 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.11772.191

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  • The Birds of America, Plate 201, Canada Goose

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

    Description

    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

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    Gift of William Hooper

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    Sheet: 101.6 x 71.1 cm (40 x 28 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.11772.201

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  • The Birds of America, Plate 211, Great Blue Heron

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

    Description

    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

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    Gift of William Hooper

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    Sheet: 101.6 x 71.1 cm (40 x 28 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.11772.211

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  • The Birds of America, Plate 213, Puffin

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

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    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

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    21.11772.213

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  • The Birds of America, Plate 217, Louisiana Heron

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

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    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

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    Gift of William Hooper

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    21.11772.217

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  • The Birds of America, Plate 228, American Green winged Teal

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

    Description

    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

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    Gift of William Hooper

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    21.11772.228

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  • The Birds of America, Plate 236, Night Heron or Qua bird

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

    Description

    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

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    Gift of William Hooper

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    21.11772.236

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  • The Birds of America, Plate 242, Snowy Heron

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

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    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

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    Gift of William Hooper

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    21.11772.242

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  • The Birds of America, Plate 251, Brown Pelican

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

    Description

    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

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    Gift of William Hooper

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    21.11772.251

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  • The Birds of America, Plate 261, Hooping Crane

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

    Description

    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

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    Gift of William Hooper

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    21.11772.261

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  • The Birds of America, Plate 263, Pigmy Curlew

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

    Description

    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

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    Gift of William Hooper

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    Sheet: 101.6 x 71.1 cm (40 x 28 in.)

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    21.11772.263

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  • The Birds of America, Plate 285, Fork-tailed Gull

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

    Description

    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

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    Gift of William Hooper

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    Sheet: 101.6 x 71.1 cm (40 x 28 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.11772.285

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  • The Birds of America, Plate 301, Canvas backed Duck

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

    Description

    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

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    Gift of William Hooper

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    21.11772.301

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  • The Birds of America, Plate 312, Long-tailed Duck

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

    Description

    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

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    Gift of William Hooper

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    21.11772.312

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  • The Birds of America, Plate 313, Blue-Winged Teal

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

    Description

    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

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    Gift of William Hooper

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    21.11772.313

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  • The Birds of America, Plate 314, Black-headed Gull

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

    Description

    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

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    Gift of William Hooper

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    Sheet: 101.6 x 71.1 cm (40 x 28 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.11772.314

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  • The Birds of America, Plate 318, American Avocet

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

    Description

    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

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    Gift of William Hooper

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    21.11772.318

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  • The Birds of America, Plate 325, Buffel-headed Duck

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

    Description

    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

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    Gift of William Hooper

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    Accession Number

    21.11772.325

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  • The Birds of America, Plate 331, Goosander

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

    Description

    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

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    Gift of William Hooper

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    Sheet: 101.6 x 71.1 cm (40 x 28 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.11772.331

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  • The Birds of America, Plate 337, American Bittern

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

    Description

    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

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    Gift of William Hooper

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    Sheet: 101.6 x 71.1 cm (40 x 28 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.11772.337

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  • The Birds of America, Plate 345, American Widgeon

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

    Description

    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

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    Gift of William Hooper

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    Sheet: 101.6 x 71.1 cm (40 x 28 in.)

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    21.11772.345

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  • The Birds of America, Plate 351, Great Cinereous Owl

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

    Description

    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

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    Gift of William Hooper

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    Sheet: 101.6 x 71.1 cm (40 x 28 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.11772.351

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  • The Birds of America, Plate 354, Scarlet Tanager

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

    Description

    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

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    Gift of William Hooper

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    Sheet: 101.6 x 71.1 cm (40 x 28 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.11772.354

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  • 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)

    Description

    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)

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    Gift of William Hooper

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    Accession Number

    21.11772.379

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  • The Birds of America, Plate 382, Sharp-tailed Grous

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

    Description

    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

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    Gift of William Hooper

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    Sheet: 101.6 x 71.1 cm (40 x 28 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.11772.382

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  • The Birds of America, Plate 387, Glossy Ibis

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

    Description

    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

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    Gift of William Hooper

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    Sheet: 101.6 x 71.1 cm (40 x 28 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.11772.387

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  • The Birds of America, Plate 393, Arctic Blue-bird

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

    Description

    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

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    Gift of William Hooper

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    Sheet: 101.6 x 71.1 cm (40 x 28 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.11772.393

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  • The Birds of America, Plate 399, Blackburnian

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

    Description

    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

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    Gift of William Hooper

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    Sheet: 101.6 x 71.1 cm (40 x 28 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.11772.399

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  • The Birds of America, Plate 403, Golden-eye Duck

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

    Description

    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

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    Gift of William Hooper

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    Sheet: 101.6 x 71.1 cm (40 x 28 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.11772.403

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