The Birds of America, Plate 1, Wild Turkey

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


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