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Great American Cock Male -VULGO (WILD TURKEY-) Meleagris gallapavo

John James Audubon (1785-1851)

Object Details

  • Date

    1826, printed 1827

  • Object Type

    Prints

  • Medium

    Engraving with applied watercolor

  • Contributors

    Engraved by William Home Lizars

    Hand colored by Robert Havell Jr.

    Printed by William Home Lizars

  • Dimensions

    39 5/8 x 26 5/8 in.

  • Inscriptions

    Recto:

    u.c.: PLATE I.

    l.l.: Drawn by J. J. Audubon, M.W.S.

    l.c.: Great American Cock Male--VULGO (WILD TURKEY--) Meleagris Gallapavo.

    l.r.: Engraved by W.H. Lizars Edinr.

  • Credit Line

    Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, Texas

  • Accession Number

    1965.24

  • Copyright

    Public domain

Additional details

Location: Off view
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