John James Audubon

ID: SIA2007-0020 or 2002-10696

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: c. 1845

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 1, Folder: 46

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Summary

Portrait of John James Audubon (1785-1851), ornithologist, naturalist and artist, French-American ornithologist, is known for his studies, illustrations and documentation of all types of American birds. Audubon's most famous work, The Birds of America (1827-1839), is still renowned today. He identified 25 new species of birds and conducted the first known bird-banding experiment in America in the early 1800s.

Subject

Audubon, John James 1785-1851

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 1, Folder: 46

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

c. 1845

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Topic

  • Art
  • Animals
  • Science
  • Birds
  • Scientific illustration
  • Artists
  • Naturalists
  • Ornithologists
  • Ornithology
  • Art and science

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Portraits

ID Number

SIA2007-0020 or 2002-10696

Physical description

Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and White; Size: 7w x 9.5h; Type of Image: Portrait; Medium: Photographic print

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