John James Audubon - Ornithologist

John James Audubon - Ornithologist First Day Covers

Stock #: 557759
Type: First Day Cover
Postmark: 1940 Apr-8
PM City: Saint Francisville
PM State: LA
Stamp: 1c
Size: 3.75" x 6.5" (10 x 16.5 cm)

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Born in Santo Domingo, now Haiti . . Educated in France and studied painting under David in 1810 he started to roam the forests of the Western Frontier drawing and painting the birds he shot. His hand colored double folio editions of "Birds of America" are unrivaled works of art in ornithology, accepted as the highest authority. He died June 27, 1851 in New York
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