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Great Tern

1836 (restrike printed 1964)
19th/20th century
502 x 386 mm (19.8 x 15.2 in.)

Robert Havell, Jr. (aka Robert Havell), American, (1793–1878)
After John James Audubon, American, (1785–1851)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching, engraving, and aquatint on wove paper
Print impression quality: Poor
Edition: Restrike printed in 1964 from one of two original plates (DAC 1964.23.2a) printed in Wesleyan’s Print Workshop, supervised by Russell T. Limbach; number 62, plate 309
Marks: Inscribed in plate, lower right: “Engraved Printed & Coloured by R. Havell, 1836”; inscribed in plate, lower left: “Drawn from Nature by J.J. Audubon, F.R.S./F.L.S. 1836”; inscribed in plate, center left: “Great Tern Sterna Hirundo”; inscribed in plate, left: “Male Spring Plumage”; inscribed in plate, upper left: “no. 62”; inscribed in plate, upper right: “Plate CCIX”
Credit Line: Biology Department transfer, 1964
Accession Number: 1964.23.2

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  • American Studies
  • animals - This section can use more hierarchical (quasi-Linnaean) refinement in future; extant terms were assembled into a fairly flat and slightly redundant structure to expedite conversion.
  • birds

  • plate Dimensions: 502 x 386 mm (19.8 x 15.2 in.)

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