John James Audubon
John James Audubon (American, 17851851) spent years studying birds in the wild, then made 435 watercolors for The Birds of America, a lavish series of large aquatints published in Edinburgh and London between 1827 and 1838. After returning to New York, the artist worked with J. B. Chevalier of Philadelphia to create 500 hand-colored lithographs of his designs. These were published in seven octavo volumes between 1840 and 1844.
Artist, birdwatcher, and conservationist John James Audubon (American, 17851851) captured North American birds spirited energy in their native habitats. A set of Audubon lithographs (1840 44) is a Museum treasure. Our correspondence cards design is adapted from Anna Hummingbird, an original Audubon lithograph in the Museums collection. 25 gold-embossed white correspondence cards and 25 white envelopes per box. 4 7/8” x 6 1/4”.
25 gold-embossed white correspondence cards and 25 white envelopes per box 4 7/8” x 6 1/4”