Reknowned 19th-century artist John James Audubon's watercolors of songbirds including: Gray Jay, Canada Warbler, American Kestrel, Mourning Dove, Magnolia Warbler, Baltimore Oriole, Prothonotary Warbler, White-crowned pigeon and Carolina Parakeet.
Preparatory imagery for the book 'The Birds of America' (1827-38), the images were collected as part of the New-York Historical Society's original mandate was to collect natural history material. Today, they represent the largest single repository of Auduboniana in the world (435 watercolors). Includes a storycard recounting highlights from Audubon's life and work. Produced in collaboration with The New-York Historical Society. Shop for the companion title from the same collection: Waterbirds of America - Audubon.