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Antique Print: Cedar Bird

Original Print Information

Cedar Bird
Bombygilla Garolinensis
Plate # XLIII
Artist John Audubon 1875-1851
From Birds of America
Published by The History Institute of America Inc. NYC
Medium: Hand colored copper plate etching using the Chine method
Reproduced by special permission of The American Museum of Natural History, NYC - REGISTERED Serial # W 64
Circa: 1937
Condition: Excellent
Approximate size 26” x 20” Image area to include impression plate indent area 19 ½“ x 12 1/4"
Chine method refers to thin tissue paper, traditionally from China or Japan that the image was printed on to create a sharper an cleaner print image and adhered to a thick textured paper by paste or glue called Colle.  A depressed area was created on the thick supporting paper by the pressing of the Chine paper giving a appearance of a engraving plate impression.
Coloration of presentation image may vary slightly from original print
Black text may not be visible on presentation image but is readable on original print


Price: $275.00

Stock Number: JA-BP72-6
In Stock: 1


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