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Plate XLVI Long-billed Curlew, Willet, Semipalmated Tattler, White-rumped Sandpiper
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Plate XLVI Long-billed Curlew, Willet, Semipalmated Tattler, White-rumped Sandpiper

By Studer, Jacob Henry. Jasper, Theodore (Illus.).

Original Chromolithograph from Jacob Henry Studer's The Birds of North America. Folio. 11.25 x 14.5 inches, Archivally matted in sized to 16 x 20 inches, and suitable for framing. Jacob Henry Studer (1840-1904), printer and publisher, utilized chromolithography- color printed lithograph- as an affordable means of capturing both the brilliant plumage and the delicate shading of birds depicted in their natural surroundings by Theodore Jasper, doctor and amateur ornithologist. Jasper followed the tradition of John James Audubon (1770-1851), who was preceded by Alexander Wilson (1766-1813), in an effort to document and render all species of birds found in nineteenth century North America. Drawing from accounts of not only Audubon and Wilson- supreme naturalists in their own right- but also the most eminent nature writers of the period. The insightful text which accompanies the plate provides a lively account of each species and the native American landscape of the nineteenth century. Although inspired by the artistry and genius of John James Audubon, Theodore Jasper's compositions are populated with a multitude of birds rendered in a two dimensional style, reminiscent of Alexander Wilson's engravings for his introductory work on America's birds: American Ornithology, or The Natural History of the Birds of the United States, Philadelphia 1808-14. (Bennet 63, Wood 406,585, Sitwell, 145).

$125.00

Plate XLV The Turnstone, Esquimaux Curlew, Hudsonian Curlew
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Plate XLV The Turnstone, Esquimaux Curlew, Hudsonian Curlew

By Studer, Jacob Henry. Jasper, Theodore (Illus.).

Original Chromolithograph from Jacob Henry Studer's The Birds of North America. Folio. 11.25 x 14.5 inches, Archivally matted in sized to 16 x 20 inches, and suitable for framing. Jacob Henry Studer (1840-1904), printer and publisher, utilized chromolithography- color printed lithograph- as an affordable means of capturing both the brilliant plumage and the delicate shading of birds depicted in their natural surroundings by Theodore Jasper, doctor and amateur ornithologist. Jasper followed the tradition of John James Audubon (1770-1851), who was preceded by Alexander Wilson (1766-1813), in an effort to document and render all species of birds found in nineteenth century North America. Drawing from accounts of not only Audubon and Wilson- supreme naturalists in their own right- but also the most eminent nature writers of the period. The insightful text which accompanies the plate provides a lively account of each species and the native American landscape of the nineteenth century. Although inspired by the artistry and genius of John James Audubon, Theodore Jasper's compositions are populated with a multitude of birds rendered in a two dimensional style, reminiscent of Alexander Wilson's engravings for his introductory work on America's birds: American Ornithology, or The Natural History of the Birds of the United States, Philadelphia 1808-14. (Bennet 63, Wood 406,585, Sitwell, 145).

$150.00

Plate LXXXIV Brown Pelican, Courlan, Stilt Sandpiper
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Plate LXXXIV Brown Pelican, Courlan, Stilt Sandpiper

By Studer, Jacob Henry. Jasper, Theodore (Illus.).

Original Chromolithograph from Jacob Henry Studer's The Birds of North America. Folio. 11.25 x 14.5 inches, Archivally matted in sized to 16 x 20 inches, and suitable for framing. Jacob Henry Studer (1840-1904), printer and publisher, utilized chromolithography- color printed lithograph- as an affordable means of capturing both the brilliant plumage and the delicate shading of birds depicted in their natural surroundings by Theodore Jasper, doctor and amateur ornithologist. Jasper followed the tradition of John James Audubon (1770-1851), who was preceded by Alexander Wilson (1766-1813), in an effort to document and render all species of birds found in nineteenth century North America. Drawing from accounts of not only Audubon and Wilson- supreme naturalists in their own right- but also the most eminent nature writers of the period. The insightful text which accompanies the plate provides a lively account of each species and the native American landscape of the nineteenth century. Although inspired by the artistry and genius of John James Audubon, Theodore Jasper's compositions are populated with a multitude of birds rendered in a two dimensional style, reminiscent of Alexander Wilson's engravings for his introductory work on America's birds: American Ornithology, or The Natural History of the Birds of the United States, Philadelphia 1808-14. (Bennet 63, Wood 406,585, Sitwell, 145).

$150.00

Plate LXXV Great Auk, Common or Foolish Murre, Giant Petrel, Common Puffin, Tufted Puffins, Fulmar, Petrel, Stormy Petrel [endangered]
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Plate LXXV Great Auk, Common or Foolish Murre, Giant Petrel, Common Puffin, Tufted Puffins, Fulmar, Petrel, Stormy Petrel [endangered]

By Studer, Jacob Henry. Jasper, Theodore (Illus.).

Original Chromolithograph from Jacob Henry Studer's The Birds of North America. Folio. 11.25 x 14.5 inches, Archivally matted in sized to 16 x 20 inches, and suitable for framing. Jacob Henry Studer (1840-1904), printer and publisher, utilized chromolithography- color printed lithograph- as an affordable means of capturing both the brilliant plumage and the delicate shading of birds depicted in their natural surroundings by Theodore Jasper, doctor and amateur ornithologist. Jasper followed the tradition of John James Audubon (1770-1851), who was preceded by Alexander Wilson (1766-1813), in an effort to document and render all species of birds found in nineteenth century North America. Drawing from accounts of not only Audubon and Wilson- supreme naturalists in their own right- but also the most eminent nature writers of the period. The insightful text which accompanies the plate provides a lively account of each species and the native American landscape of the nineteenth century. Although inspired by the artistry and genius of John James Audubon, Theodore Jasper's compositions are populated with a multitude of birds rendered in a two dimensional style, reminiscent of Alexander Wilson's engravings for his introductory work on America's birds: American Ornithology, or The Natural History of the Birds of the United States, Philadelphia 1808-14. (Bennet 63, Wood 406,585, Sitwell, 145).

$150.00

Plate XCVIII Swallow-tailed Kite, Marsh Hawk, Western Red-tailed Hawk, Swainson\'s Hawk
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Plate XCVIII Swallow-tailed Kite, Marsh Hawk, Western Red-tailed Hawk, Swainson's Hawk

By Studer, Jacob Henry. Jasper, Theodore (Illus.).

Original Chromolithograph from Jacob Henry Studer's The Birds of North America. Folio. 11.25 x 14.5 inches, Archivally matted in sized to 16 x 20 inches, and suitable for framing. Jacob Henry Studer (1840-1904), printer and publisher, utilized chromolithography- color printed lithograph- as an affordable means of capturing both the brilliant plumage and the delicate shading of birds depicted in their natural surroundings by Theodore Jasper, doctor and amateur ornithologist. Jasper followed the tradition of John James Audubon (1770-1851), who was preceded by Alexander Wilson (1766-1813), in an effort to document and render all species of birds found in nineteenth century North America. Drawing from accounts of not only Audubon and Wilson- supreme naturalists in their own right- but also the most eminent nature writers of the period. The insightful text which accompanies the plate provides a lively account of each species and the native American landscape of the nineteenth century. Although inspired by the artistry and genius of John James Audubon, Theodore Jasper's compositions are populated with a multitude of birds rendered in a two dimensional style, reminiscent of Alexander Wilson's engravings for his introductory work on America's birds: American Ornithology, or The Natural History of the Birds of the United States, Philadelphia 1808-14. (Bennet 63, Wood 406,585, Sitwell, 145).

$125.00

Plate XXVIII The Yellow-billed Cuckoo, Crested Titmouse, Cardinal
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Plate XXVIII The Yellow-billed Cuckoo, Crested Titmouse, Cardinal

By Studer, Jacob Henry. Jasper, Theodore (Illus.).

Plate XXVIII The Yellow-billed Cuckoo, Crested Titmouse, Cardinal. Original Chromolithograph from Jacob Henry Studer's The Birds of North America. Folio. 11.25 x 14.5 inches, Archivally matted in sized to 16 x 20 inches, and suitable for framing. Jacob Henry Studer (1840-1904), printer and publisher, utilized chromolithography- color printed lithograph- as an affordable means of capturing both the brilliant plumage and the delicate shading of birds depicted in their natural surroundings by Theodore Jasper, doctor and amateur ornithologist. Jasper followed the tradition of John James Audubon (1770-1851), who was preceded by Alexander Wilson (1766-1813), in an effort to document and render all species of birds found in nineteenth century North America. Drawing from accounts of not only Audubon and Wilson- supreme naturalists in their own right- but also the most eminent nature writers of the period. The insightful text which accompanies the plate provides a lively account of each species and the native American landscape of the nineteenth century. Although inspired by the artistry and genius of John James Audubon, Theodore Jasper's compositions are populated with a multitude of birds rendered in a two dimensional style, reminiscent of Alexander Wilson's engravings for his introductory work on America's birds: American Ornithology, or The Natural History of the Birds of the United States, Philadelphia 1808-14. (Bennet 63, Wood 406,585, Sitwell, 145).

$125.00

Plate LXI.  White-fronted Goose, Short-billed Marsh Wren, Cayenne Tern, Red Phalarope, American Avocet
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Plate LXI. White-fronted Goose, Short-billed Marsh Wren, Cayenne Tern, Red Phalarope, American Avocet

By Studer, Jacob Henry. Jasper, Theodore (Illus.).

Plate LXI. White-fronted Goose, Short-billed Marsh Wren, Cayenne Tern, Red Phalarope, American Avocet. Original Chromolithograph from Jacob Henry Studer's The Birds of North America. Folio. 11.25 x 14.5 inches, Archivally matted in sized to 16 x 20 inches, and suitable for framing. Jacob Henry Studer (1840-1904), printer and publisher, utilized chromolithography- color printed lithograph- as an affordable means of capturing both the brilliant plumage and the delicate shading of birds depicted in their natural surroundings by Theodore Jasper, doctor and amateur ornithologist. Jasper followed the tradition of John James Audubon (1770-1851), who was preceded by Alexander Wilson (1766-1813), in an effort to document and render all species of birds found in nineteenth century North America. Drawing from accounts of not only Audubon and Wilson- supreme naturalists in their own right- but also the most eminent nature writers of the period. The insightful text which accompanies the plate provides a lively account of each species and the native American landscape of the nineteenth century. Although inspired by the artistry and genius of John James Audubon, Theodore Jasper's compositions are populated with a multitude of birds rendered in a two dimensional style, reminiscent of Alexander Wilson's engravings for his introductory work on America's birds: American Ornithology, or The Natural History of the Birds of the United States, Philadelphia 1808-14. (Bennet 63, Wood 406,585, Sitwell, 145).

$125.00

Plate LIII Black-backed Three-toed Woodpecker, Banded Three-toed Woodpecker, Hudson\'s Bay Chickadee, White-winged Crossbill, Brown Creeper, American Magpie, Lapland Longspur
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Plate LIII Black-backed Three-toed Woodpecker, Banded Three-toed Woodpecker, Hudson's Bay Chickadee, White-winged Crossbill, Brown Creeper, American Magpie, Lapland Longspur

By Studer, Jacob Henry. Jasper, Theodore (Illus.).

Plate LIII Black-backed Three-toed Woodpecker, Banded Three-toed Woodpecker, Hudson's Bay Chickadee, White-winged Crossbill, Brown Creeper, American Magpie, Lapland Longspur Original Chromolithograph from Jacob Henry Studer's The Birds of North America. Folio. 11.25 x 14.5 inches, Archivally matted in sized to 16 x 20 inches, and suitable for framing. Jacob Henry Studer (1840-1904), printer and publisher, utilized chromolithography- color printed lithograph- as an affordable means of capturing both the brilliant plumage and the delicate shading of birds depicted in their natural surroundings by Theodore Jasper, doctor and amateur ornithologist. Jasper followed the tradition of John James Audubon (1770-1851), who was preceded by Alexander Wilson (1766-1813), in an effort to document and render all species of birds found in nineteenth century North America. Drawing from accounts of not only Audubon and Wilson- supreme naturalists in their own right- but also the most eminent nature writers of the period. The insightful text which accompanies the plate provides a lively account of each species and the native American landscape of the nineteenth century. Although inspired by the artistry and genius of John James Audubon, Theodore Jasper's compositions are populated with a multitude of birds rendered in a two dimensional style, reminiscent of Alexander Wilson's engravings for his introductory work on America's birds: American Ornithology, or The Natural History of the Birds of the United States, Philadelphia 1808-14. (Bennet 63, Wood 406,585, Sitwell, 145).

$125.00

Plate XIV The Great Northern Diver Loon, The Tell-tale, Tattler, or GodwitStuder\'s Popular Ornithology. The Birds of North America.
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Plate XIV The Great Northern Diver Loon, The Tell-tale, Tattler, or GodwitStuder's Popular Ornithology. The Birds of North America.

By Studer, Jacob Henry. Jasper, Theodore (Illus.).

Plate XIV The Great Northern Diver Loon, The Tell-tale, Tattler, or Godwit. Original Chromolithograph from Jacob Henry Studer's The Birds of North America. Folio. 11.25 x 14.5 inches, Archivally matted in sized to 16 x 20 inches, and suitable for framing. Jacob Henry Studer (1840-1904), printer and publisher, utilized chromolithography- color printed lithograph- as an affordable means of capturing both the brilliant plumage and the delicate shading of birds depicted in their natural surroundings by Theodore Jasper, doctor and amateur ornithologist. Jasper followed the tradition of John James Audubon (1770-1851), who was preceded by Alexander Wilson (1766-1813), in an effort to document and render all species of birds found in nineteenth century North America. Drawing from accounts of not only Audubon and Wilson- supreme naturalists in their own right- but also the most eminent nature writers of the period. The insightful text which accompanies the plate provides a lively account of each species and the native American landscape of the nineteenth century. Although inspired by the artistry and genius of John James Audubon, Theodore Jasper's compositions are populated with a multitude of birds rendered in a two dimensional style, reminiscent of Alexander Wilson's engravings for his introductory work on America's birds: American Ornithology, or The Natural History of the Birds of the United States, Philadelphia 1808-14. (Bennet 63, Wood 406,585, Sitwell, 145).

$125.00

Plate XI  The Yellow-shanked Snipe, The Semi-palmated Sandpipers, The Great Tern, or Sea Swallow
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Plate XI The Yellow-shanked Snipe, The Semi-palmated Sandpipers, The Great Tern, or Sea Swallow

By Studer, Jacob Henry. Jasper, Theodore (Illus.).

Plate XI The Yellow-shanked Snipe, The Semi-palmated Sandpipers, The Great Tern, or Sea Swallow. Original Chromolithograph from Jacob Henry Studer's The Birds of North America. Folio. 11.25 x 14.5 inches, Archivally matted in sized to 16 x 20 inches, and suitable for framing. Jacob Henry Studer (1840-1904), printer and publisher, utilized chromolithography- color printed lithograph- as an affordable means of capturing both the brilliant plumage and the delicate shading of birds depicted in their natural surroundings by Theodore Jasper, doctor and amateur ornithologist. Jasper followed the tradition of John James Audubon (1770-1851), who was preceded by Alexander Wilson (1766-1813), in an effort to document and render all species of birds found in nineteenth century North America. Drawing from accounts of not only Audubon and Wilson- supreme naturalists in their own right- but also the most eminent nature writers of the period. The insightful text which accompanies the plate provides a lively account of each species and the native American landscape of the nineteenth century. Although inspired by the artistry and genius of John James Audubon, Theodore Jasper's compositions are populated with a multitude of birds rendered in a two dimensional style, reminiscent of Alexander Wilson's engravings for his introductory work on America's birds: American Ornithology, or The Natural History of the Birds of the United States, Philadelphia 1808-14. (Bennet 63, Wood 406,585, Sitwell, 145).

$125.00

Plate XXX Red-tailed Hawk
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Plate XXX Red-tailed Hawk

By Studer, Jacob Henry. Jasper, Theodore (Illus.).

Plate XXX Red-tailed Hawk Original Chromolithograph from Jacob Henry Studer's The Birds of North America. Folio. 11.25 x 14.5 inches, Archivally matted in sized to 16 x 20 inches, and suitable for framing. Jacob Henry Studer (1840-1904), printer and publisher, utilized chromolithography- color printed lithograph- as an affordable means of capturing both the brilliant plumage and the delicate shading of birds depicted in their natural surroundings by Theodore Jasper, doctor and amateur ornithologist. Jasper followed the tradition of John James Audubon (1770-1851), who was preceded by Alexander Wilson (1766-1813), in an effort to document and render all species of birds found in nineteenth century North America. Drawing from accounts of not only Audubon and Wilson- supreme naturalists in their own right- but also the most eminent nature writers of the period. The insightful text which accompanies the plate provides a lively account of each species and the native American landscape of the nineteenth century. Although inspired by the artistry and genius of John James Audubon, Theodore Jasper's compositions are populated with a multitude of birds rendered in a two dimensional style, reminiscent of Alexander Wilson's engravings for his introductory work on America's birds: American Ornithology, or The Natural History of the Birds of the United States, Philadelphia 1808-14. (Bennet 63, Wood 406,585, Sitwell, 145).

$125.00

Plate CXV Common Wild Turkey, Duskey Grouse, Texas Quail, Mangrove Cuckoo
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Plate CXV Common Wild Turkey, Duskey Grouse, Texas Quail, Mangrove Cuckoo

By Studer, Jacob H.(enry)

Original Chromolithograph from Jacob Henry Studer's The Birds of North America. Folio. 11.25 x 14.5 inches, Archivally matted in sized to 16 x 20 inches, and suitable for framing. Jacob Henry Studer (1840-1904), printer and publisher, utilized chromolithography- color printed lithograph- as an affordable means of capturing both the brilliant plumage and the delicate shading of birds depicted in their natural surroundings by Theodore Jasper, doctor and amateur ornithologist. Jasper followed the tradition of John James Audubon (1770-1851), who was preceded by Alexander Wilson (1766-1813), in an effort to document and render all species of birds found in nineteenth century North America. Drawing from accounts of not only Audubon and Wilson- supreme naturalists in their own right- but also the most eminent nature writers of the period. The insightful text which accompanies the plate provides a lively account of each species and the native American landscape of the nineteenth century. Although inspired by the artistry and genius of John James Audubon, Theodore Jasper's compositions are populated with a multitude of birds rendered in a two dimensional style, reminiscent of Alexander Wilson's engravings for his introductory work on America's birds: American Ornithology, or The Natural History of the Birds of the United States, Philadelphia 1808-14. (Bennet 63, Wood 406,585, Sitwell, 145).

$125.00

Plate LXV Eider Duck, Laughing Gull, Razor-billed Auk, Velvet Duck, Harlequin Duck
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Plate LXV Eider Duck, Laughing Gull, Razor-billed Auk, Velvet Duck, Harlequin Duck

By Studer, Jacob H.(enry)

Original Chromolithograph from Jacob Henry Studer's The Birds of North America. Folio. 11.25 x 14.5 inches, Archivally matted in sized to 16 x 20 inches, and suitable for framing. Jacob Henry Studer (1840-1904), printer and publisher, utilized chromolithography- color printed lithograph- as an affordable means of capturing both the brilliant plumage and the delicate shading of birds depicted in their natural surroundings by Theodore Jasper, doctor and amateur ornithologist. Jasper followed the tradition of John James Audubon (1770-1851), who was preceded by Alexander Wilson (1766-1813), in an effort to document and render all species of birds found in nineteenth century North America. Drawing from accounts of not only Audubon and Wilson- supreme naturalists in their own right- but also the most eminent nature writers of the period. The insightful text which accompanies the plate provides a lively account of each species and the native American landscape of the nineteenth century. Although inspired by the artistry and genius of John James Audubon, Theodore Jasper's compositions are populated with a multitude of birds rendered in a two dimensional style, reminiscent of Alexander Wilson's engravings for his introductory work on America's birds: American Ornithology, or The Natural History of the Birds of the United States, Philadelphia 1808-14. (Bennet 63, Wood 406,585, Sitwell, 145).

$125.00

Plate LXIX Common Gannet, Havell\'s Tern, Greater Scaup Duck
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Plate LXIX Common Gannet, Havell's Tern, Greater Scaup Duck

By Studer, Jacob H.(enry)

Original Chromolithograph from Jacob Henry Studer's The Birds of North America. Folio. 11.25 x 14.5 inches, Archivally matted in sized to 16 x 20 inches, and suitable for framing. Jacob Henry Studer (1840-1904), printer and publisher, utilized chromolithography- color printed lithograph- as an affordable means of capturing both the brilliant plumage and the delicate shading of birds depicted in their natural surroundings by Theodore Jasper, doctor and amateur ornithologist. Jasper followed the tradition of John James Audubon (1770-1851), who was preceded by Alexander Wilson (1766-1813), in an effort to document and render all species of birds found in nineteenth century North America. Drawing from accounts of not only Audubon and Wilson- supreme naturalists in their own right- but also the most eminent nature writers of the period. The insightful text which accompanies the plate provides a lively account of each species and the native American landscape of the nineteenth century. Although inspired by the artistry and genius of John James Audubon, Theodore Jasper's compositions are populated with a multitude of birds rendered in a two dimensional style, reminiscent of Alexander Wilson's engravings for his introductory work on America's birds: American Ornithology, or The Natural History of the Birds of the United States, Philadelphia 1808-14. (Bennet 63, Wood 406,585, Sitwell, 145).

$125.00

Plate LXXVII Jer-falcon or Gyr Falcon.
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Plate LXXVII Jer-falcon or Gyr Falcon.

By Studer, Jacob H.(enry)

Original Chromolithograph from Jacob Henry Studer's The Birds of North America. Folio. 11.25 x 14.5 inches, Archivally matted in sized to 16 x 20 inches, and suitable for framing. Jacob Henry Studer (1840-1904), printer and publisher, utilized chromolithography- color printed lithograph- as an affordable means of capturing both the brilliant plumage and the delicate shading of birds depicted in their natural surroundings by Theodore Jasper, doctor and amateur ornithologist. Jasper followed the tradition of John James Audubon (1770-1851), who was preceded by Alexander Wilson (1766-1813), in an effort to document and render all species of birds found in nineteenth century North America. Drawing from accounts of not only Audubon and Wilson- supreme naturalists in their own right- but also the most eminent nature writers of the period. The insightful text which accompanies the plate provides a lively account of each species and the native American landscape of the nineteenth century. Although inspired by the artistry and genius of John James Audubon, Theodore Jasper's compositions are populated with a multitude of birds rendered in a two dimensional style, reminiscent of Alexander Wilson's engravings for his introductory work on America's birds: American Ornithology, or The Natural History of the Birds of the United States, Philadelphia 1808-14. (Bennet 63, Wood 406,585, Sitwell, 145).

$125.00

Plate LV Pinnated Grouse- Prairie Hen
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Plate LV Pinnated Grouse- Prairie Hen

By Studer, Jacob H.(enry)

Original Chromolithograph from Jacob Henry Studer's The Birds of North America. Folio. 11.25 x 14.5 inches, Archivally matted in sized to 16 x 20 inches, and suitable for framing. Jacob Henry Studer (1840-1904), printer and publisher, utilized chromolithography- color printed lithograph- as an affordable means of capturing both the brilliant plumage and the delicate shading of birds depicted in their natural surroundings by Theodore Jasper, doctor and amateur ornithologist. Jasper followed the tradition of John James Audubon (1770-1851), who was preceded by Alexander Wilson (1766-1813), in an effort to document and render all species of birds found in nineteenth century North America. Drawing from accounts of not only Audubon and Wilson- supreme naturalists in their own right- but also the most eminent nature writers of the period. The insightful text which accompanies the plate provides a lively account of each species and the native American landscape of the nineteenth century. Although inspired by the artistry and genius of John James Audubon, Theodore Jasper's compositions are populated with a multitude of birds rendered in a two dimensional style, reminiscent of Alexander Wilson's engravings for his introductory work on America's birds: American Ornithology, or The Natural History of the Birds of the United States, Philadelphia 1808-14. (Bennet 63, Wood 406,585, Sitwell, 145).

$125.00

Plate XX The Ash-colored or Black-cap Hawk
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Plate XX The Ash-colored or Black-cap Hawk

By Studer, Jacob H.(enry)

Original Chromolithograph from Jacob Henry Studer's The Birds of North America. Folio. 11.25 x 14.5 inches, Archivally matted in sized to 16 x 20 inches, and suitable for framing. Jacob Henry Studer (1840-1904), printer and publisher, utilized chromolithography- color printed lithograph- as an affordable means of capturing both the brilliant plumage and the delicate shading of birds depicted in their natural surroundings by Theodore Jasper, doctor and amateur ornithologist. Jasper followed the tradition of John James Audubon (1770-1851), who was preceded by Alexander Wilson (1766-1813), in an effort to document and render all species of birds found in nineteenth century North America. Drawing from accounts of not only Audubon and Wilson- supreme naturalists in their own right- but also the most eminent nature writers of the period. The insightful text which accompanies the plate provides a lively account of each species and the native American landscape of the nineteenth century. Although inspired by the artistry and genius of John James Audubon, Theodore Jasper's compositions are populated with a multitude of birds rendered in a two dimensional style, reminiscent of Alexander Wilson's engravings for his introductory work on America's birds: American Ornithology, or The Natural History of the Birds of the United States, Philadelphia 1808-14. (Bennet 63, Wood 406,585, Sitwell, 145).

$125.00