Showing Collections: 1 - 10 of 22
American Black Rat / LR "J.J.A."
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.
American Hare in Summer / LL "J.J.A."
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.
American Hare in Winter / "J.J.A."
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.
Canada Lynx / LL "A"
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.
Canada Porcupine / LL "J.J.A./New York"
One individual climbing thin, bare tree facing left. Frame: Brown frame, matted, glazed, 1 3/4 wide.
Common American Wildcat
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.
Common Ground Dove
One individual perched, facing left, looking down on bare branch. No background. Columbia passerina. Frame: Brown wood frame, matted, glazed, 1 1/2 wide, Framed with 3 other J.J. Audubon birds.
Downy Squirrel / LL "J.J.A./N. York"
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.
Encampment of J.J. Audubon and party [art original] : May 26 and 27 and Sep. 16, 1843 : Missouri River near Great Bend / I. Sprague
Drawing depicts a man standing among supplies under a large tree, with a covered boat in the background. Captions and artist's signature in pencil at lower left and lower right of drawing.
One individual facing right in profile, perched on twig. No background. Female Coccothrautis vespertinus. Inscription: RC "female/Evening Grosbeak!" Frame: Brown wood frame, matted, glazed, 1 1/2 wide, Framed with 3 other J.J. Audubon birds.
- Mammals 14
- Birds 7
- Missouri River -- Pictorial works 1
- English 21
- Sprague, Isaac, 1811-1895 1