5 edition of The life of John James Audubon found in the catalog.
|Statement||edited by his widow [i.e. Lucy Audubon] ; with an introduction by Jas. Grant Wilson.|
|Series||CIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 01428, CIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 01428|
|Contributions||Audubon, Lucy Green Bakewell, 1788-1874.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||5 microfiches (236 fr.)|
|Number of Pages||236|
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John James Audubon ( – ) was an American ornithologist, naturalist, and painter. He was notable for his extensive studies documenting all types of American birds and for his detailed illustrations that depicted the birds in their natural habitats.
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Audubon, John James: Carolina Parrot Carolina Parrot, hand-coloured engraving and aquatint by Robert Havell, Jr.,plate 26 from The Birds of America by John James Audubon; in the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., Gift of Mrs. Walter B. James, The illegitimate son of a French merchant, planter, and slave trader and a.
Early life and move to France John James Audubon was born in Saint Dominigue (now Haiti) on Ap He was the son of Jean Audubon, a French adventurer, and Mademoiselle Rabin, about whom little is known except that she was a Creole and died soon after her son's birth. John James Audubon is best known for The Birds of America, a book of images, portraits of every bird then known in the United States – painted and.
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He had a talent for drawing and an interest in birds, and he would spend the next thirty-five years traveling to the remotest regions of his new country–often alone and on foot–to render his avian subjects on paper.
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Book Material. Published material. J ohn James Audubon, whose name is synonymous with American ornithology, was born in Les Cayes, Haiti (then Saint-Domingue) inand lived in France from the ages of five to eighteen.
But, despite his frequent later residencies in Europe promoting and overseeing the production of The Birds of America, most of his life was spent in the United States, which he travelled from Philadelphia Author: Selby Kiffer.
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Childhood And Early Life. John James Audubon was born on Apin Les Cayes in what is now Haiti. His father Jean was a French Naval captain who was also a plantation mother Jean Rabin was a domestic servant. Genre/Form: Juvenile material: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Fisher, Clyde, Life of Audubon.
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John James Audubon Center at Mill Grove. Our mission is to conserve and restore natural ecosystems, focusing on birds, other wildlife, and their habitats for the benefit of. The complete Audubon: A precise replica of the complete works of John James Audubon, comprising the Birds of America () and the Quadrupeds of North America () in.
John James Audubon. John James Audubon was a naturalist and painter and is considered one of the greatest bird artists of all time. Born in Haiti inhe spent much of his life travelling North America observing, catching and drawing birds and animals in remarkable detail.
The Life and Adventures of John James Audubon, the Naturalist: Ed., From Materials Supplied by His Widow, by Robert Buchanan [ ] ISBN ().
In John James Audubon: The Nature of the American Woodsman, Gregory Nobles shows that one of Audubon's greatest creations was explores the central irony of Audubon's true nature: the man who took so much time and trouble to depict birds so. InThe Life of John James Audubon was published thanks to Audubon's widow Lucy, a constant source of stability and support for her husband, who completed the manuscript after his death.
Significant portions of the book are taken from Audubon’s own notes and records, and thereby provide keen insight to his work, travels, and personal life. A copy of the world's most expensive book, John James Audubon's 19th-century masterpiece Birds of America, is set for auction later this month.
Audubon’s original book and paintings of species; The Birds of America by John James Audubon. An in-depth article about Audubon’s life in The Smithsonian Magazine. 12 Things You Might Not Know About John James Audubon. Learn about Audubon’s unique media and methods of bird painting from The American Institute for Conservation.