Document Type

Article

Date

Fall 1989

Embargo Period

3-29-2011

Keywords

Syracuse University Special Collections, John James Audubon, The Birds of America, rare books, ornithology, American Romanticism

Language

English

Disciplines

American Art and Architecture | American Studies | Poultry or Avian Science

Description/Abstract

This article details the unique copy of John James Audubon's The Birds of America which now resides in Syracuse University's Special Collections. The author describes the backstory and traces the journey of this extremely rare work. Audubon's work continues to stimulate interest in diverse fields in academia, from art history and science to literature.

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