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Description: John James Audubon (New York, 1785-1851)
LONG-BILL CURLEW pl.CCXXXI, (no watermark present, possibly 1834), from The Birds of America, London, 1827-1838, Havell edition
hand-colored engraving and aquatint
sheet H25" W37 1/2"

Provenance: Katherine Seabrook Hamilton (1859-1959), descended in the family to present heir, a Georgia estate

  • Condition: Condition statement: professionally restored condition. Restoration completed by Patrick McGannon Studios in 2013. According to Mr. McGannon he removed from mounting, washed, restored matt burning and acid damage, and tissue backed the pieces.

    At present no watermark is visible, may be obscured by tissue backing. Mr. McGannon has no notes in his files as to having seen watermark before backing the piece. We are under the presumptuous that the piece is circa 1834.


    *** Notice to bidders: The absence of a condition report does not imply that an object is free of defects or restoration. Condition reports are prepared by request on a 'first come, first served' basis. For more information please read paragraph #9 of Terms and Condition of Sale.

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October 18, 2018, 11:00 AM EST

West Columbia, SC, US

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