Birds of PreyScratching Birds or Gallinaceous Birds

Birds of Prey/Scratching Birds or Gallinaceous Birds

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Description (Brief)
Colored print of individual drawings of birds who share similar characteristics. The birds on the left are birds of prey. Those on the right are scratching birds. Specific information for each bird appears below each drawing along with detailed drawings of their beaks and claws. Title and publisher information are printed in eight different sections, indicating that the print is meant to be cut.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
lithograph
Object Type
Lithograph
date made
ca 1864
maker
L. Prang & Company
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
image: 20 in x 25 3/4 in; 50.8 cm x 65.405 cm
ID Number
DL.60.2703
catalog number
60.2703
accession number
228146
Credit Line
Harry T. Peters "America on Stone" Lithography Collection
subject
Birds
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Art
Peters Prints
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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