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Audubon octavo warbler prints

Identifier: Mss 0034-179

Collection Overview

This collection consists of seven warbler plates taken from one of the octavo-sized editions of John James Audubon's work, 1839-1871. These octavo prints are hand-colored lithographs. The lithographs include: Audubon's wood-warbler, no. 16, plate 77; Black-poll wood warbler, no. 16, plate 78; Black-throated green wood warbler, no. 17, plate 84; Blue mountain warbler, no. 20, plate 98; Worm-eating swamp warbler, no. 21, plate 105; Golden-winged swamp warbler, no. 22, plate 107; Black and white creeping warbler, no. 23, plate 114.


  • Creation: 1839-1871


Language of Material

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

Copyright Notice

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The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

Biographical Note

John James Audubon (1785-1851) was an American painter and naturalist.


1 folder (7 prints) : lithograph, color ; 27 x 18 cm.

Acquisitions Information

Materials donated by Harry M. Lightsey.

Inventory of the Audubon Octavo Warbler Prints, 1839-1871
Processed by: Special Collections staff; finding aid created by: Special Collections staff
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