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ITEM — Box: 9 Identifier: MS Am 21, MS Am 21.5, MS Am 21, (87)

Bank Swallow or Sand Martin A.W. Hirundo Reparia. L'Hirondelle de Rivage Buffon. Henderson, Kentucky, , 1811 May 23. Digital

Bank Swallow or Sand Martin A.W. Hirundo Reparia. L'Hirondelle de Rivage Buffon. Henderson, Kentucky,  Digital Object
Bank Swallow or Sand Martin A.W. Hirundo Reparia. L'Hirondelle de Rivage Buffon. Henderson, Kentucky, Digital Object

Dates

  • 1811 May 23.

Physical Description

1 drawing : pastel, graphite, and ink on paper ; 43 x 22 cm.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Extent

4 linear feet (15 boxes and 1 volume)

General note

Depicts the Northern Rough-winged Swallow (Stelgidopteryx serripennis) perched on the edge of a large hollow in a tree trunk.

Signed J.J. Audubon.

Audubon no. 202.

Repository Details

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