Carolina Parrot sideways

Obj. No. 2000.108
John James Audubon (American, born Haiti, 1785-1851)
From The Birds of North America, 1827-1839
Carolina Parrot, c. 1828
Hand water colored engraving, etching, and aquatint on rag paper
Sheet: 38⅝”H x 25¾”W (98.11 cm x 65.41 cm)

Paper watermark: J. Whatman, Turkey Mill, 1828
Inscribed, top left, No. 6., top right, Plate 26; lower left, Drawn from Nature & Published by John J. Audubon, F.R.S.E. M.W.S.; lower right, Engraved, Printed, & Coloured. By R. Havell and Son, London.; lower center, Carolina Parrot, Males 1. F.2. Young. 3. / Psitacus Carolinensis,/ Plant Vulgo. Cuckle Burr.
Image must be credited with the following collection and photo credit lines:
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond. Gift of Alma and Harry H. Coon.
Photo: Travis Fullerton © Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

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