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American ornithology, or, The natural history of the birds of the United States : illustrated with plates, engraved and colored from original drawings taken from nature

American ornithology, or, The natural history of the birds of the United States : illustrated with plates, engraved and colored from original drawings taken from nature

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In the 1700's and 1800's naturalists used their scientific knowledge to draw birds with great detail. The most famous bird paintings were by the naturalist artists John Gould (1804-1881) and John J. Audubon (1785–1851).

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01/01/1808
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Wilson, Alexander, 1766-1813
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