American White Pelican by John James Audubon


Giclée vintage print produced in-house using the best Japanese pigment-based Archival inks exclusively printed to order on Museum quality fine art papers such as Epson Signature Worthy, Canson Infinity, Ilford Galerie Prestige and Hahnemühle.

Original text from the plate of John James Audubon’s book “The Bird of America”: American White Pelican, Pelecanus americanus, Aud. Orn. Biog., vol. iv.p. 88.  Male, 61 3/4, 103; bill, 13 3/4. 

Common during winter from Texas to South Carolina, both along the coast and about the lakes and rivers adjoining the Missouri, Mississippi, and Ohio. Breeds from California northward to lat. 61 degrees. Accidental in the Middle Atlantic Districts.

John James Audubon’s original book Birds of America is a masterpiece into the natural world. Printed between 1827 and 1838, it contains 435 life-size watercolours of North American birds (Havell edition), all reproduced from hand-engraved plates and is considered to be the archetype of wildlife illustration. Nearly 200 years later, the Audubon prints are coming to life once again thanks to these Museum Quality Vintage Illustrations.

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    American White Pelican (Pelecanus americanus)

    from Birds of America (1827) by John James Audubon (1785 – 1851 ), etched by Robert Havell (1793 – 1878). The original Birds of America is the most expensive printed book in the world, last copy selling for $10 million back in 2010.

    Part of our selection of prints of John James Audubon.

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    Weight0,1 kg
    Dimensions21 × 1 × 30 cm

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