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Drawn from nature Minnies Land, Mus rattus et varietates. Four individuals devouring five eggs in nest of straw on floor of barn. Inscription: LR "Drawn from nature/Minnie's Land" On back "Common Black Rat. Original painting by John James Audubon. For the N.Y. Zool. Soc. from Maria R. & Florence Audubon under cond. of will" LR "American Black Rat/Musrattus et varietates" LL "1105 Plate 26." Frame: Brown and black wood, plexi-glazed.
Summer, Lepus Americanus. Two individuals running to left. Upper hare above and to left of smaller one. No background. Inscription: LL "Lepus Americanus 3 Oct. 1841/from Sara Cummings of Pittsfield (N.Y.? or N.H.)" LR "Young drawn Oct. 12, 1841." Frame: Dark brown wood, matted, glazed.
New York Lepus Americanus. One individual crouched on ground, facing left. Background blue sky. Inscription: "N. York" UL "No. 3" LC "Lepus Americanus. "Frame: Gilted wood with ?, matted, glazed.
Felis Canadensis. One individual facing left, crouching on bare log. No background. Inscription: Label on back "Canada Lynx - original by J.J. Audubon - 1848" MC "Canada Lynx/felis Canadensis." Frame: Gold wood frame, matted, glazed 2 1/2 wide.
One individual climbing thin, bare tree facing left. Frame: Brown frame, matted, glazed, 1 3/4 wide.
Depicts a wildcat walking to left on bare brown ground, snarling. Felis Lynx rutus. Light blue hills in background. Inscription: On label pasted to back "Original watercolor of the Common American Wildcat by John James Audubon about 1843 or earlier/M.R. Audubon". Gold wood frame, matted, glazed, 2 13/16 wide.
Vancouver Red Squirrel, Tamiasciurus hudsonicus. Two individuals on upper and lower branches of crotch in tree, sprig of dead leaves and lichen. Inscription: LCenter "Downy Squirrel/Sciurus Canjinosas Bachman" LL "Fort Simpson/N.W. Coast of A./Nov 1835/from Capt W Brotchic" LR "Fort Simpson/N.W. Coast of America/1835/from W. Brotchic" UR "No. 5 Plate 25/No. 5. Pl. 25." Frame: Brown frame, matted, glazed, 11/16 wide.
Spermophilus franlinii, Franklin's Ground Squirrel. One individual in profile sitting on haunches, facing left. No background. Inscription: LC "Spermophilus Franklinii Sabine/Franklin's Marmot Squirrel, male/natural size." Frame: Tortoise shell painted wood frame, matted, glazed.
Canis (vulpes) cenero-argentatus sabine, Swift Fox, Kit Fox, Prairie Fox. One individual facing left on hill with flowering plant, howling. Inscription: LC "Minnies Land" On back "Swift Fox-original by J.J. Audubon - Zool. Soc. under conditions of will/M.R. Audubon Flor. Audubon" UR "Jan. 14 120 'clak" LL "Canis (Vulpes)/Cenero-argentatus. Sabine/Swift Fox, Kit Fox, Prairie Fox." Frame: Tortoise shell painted frame, matted, glazed, 2 1/8 wide.
One individual running to right in profile, mouth open, no background. Hudson Bay Ground Squirrel, Arctic Ground Squirrel, spermophilus parryii. Inscription: "New York" LL "Parry's Marmot male/spermophilus parri/From Don Richardson." Frame: Brown wood, matted, glazed.