50 Summer Birds of Eastern North America


This is one of the sets of Audubon identification cards that Sadao Oka used as inspiration and reference when carving his many birds. The summer seasoned birds in this book turned into almost a countless number of small wood carvings that Mr. Oka carved during his forced imprisonment.

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: Gift of Jane Oka

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2016.0117.056Accession Number: 2016.0117Catalog Number: 2016.0117.056

Object Name: cards

Physical Description: paper (overall material)inscribed (overall production method/technique)Measurements: overall: 5 in x 3 in x 1 in; 12.7 cm x 7.62 cm x 2.54 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-b25f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1812096

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