The Birds of America, Plate 251, Brown Pelican
Sheet: 101.6 x 71.1 cm (40 x 28 in.)
Medium or Technique
Etching and aquatint, hand-colored
Not On View
Elephant folio. Four volumes with 435 plates, kept in 2B11 oversize portfolio cabinet. HOOPING CRANE kept matted (O/S).
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
Gift of William Hooper