76: Audubon White-Crown Pigeon Engraving by R. Havell
Printed on top left and right: No. 36 Plate CLXXVI
Printed on bottom: White-crowned Pigeon. Columba Leucocephala. Male.1 Female 2. Cordia Sebestena. Drawn from Nature by J.J. Audubon F,R, S, F, L, S. Engraved. Printed & colored by R. Havell, London.
Telling signs of authenticity include the author's which reads, "Drawn from Nature by John James Audubon, F.R.S. F.L.S."
Excellent print. Background has brown stains from age on the left and right corner sections. The male Pigeon's wing has a small tear impression approx 1/8" in DIA
Linen mat needs to be cleaned. Gilt frame has paint loss is some areas and the left corner is chipped.
Approx. 19 3/4" x 16" without frame