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An original four volume set of The Birds of America by John James Audubon sold at a Christie's auction in 1992 for more than $4 million.
Earliest in date as it is greatest in bulk stands Audubon's Birds of America in four volumes, containing four hundred and thirty-five plates, of which the first part appeared in London in 1827 and the last in 1838.
There is, it is true, a smoothness and finish about them not often seen elsewhere; but, as though to avoid the exaggerations of Audubon, Gould usually adopted the tamest of attitudes in which to represent his subjects, whereby expression as well as vivacity is wanting.
A state sugar experiment station is maintained at Audubon Park in New Orleans, its work embracing the development of seedlings, the improvement of cane varieties, the study of fungus diseases of the cane, the improvement of mill methods and the reconciliation of such methods (for example, the use of sulphur as a bleaching and clarifying agent) with the requirements of " pure food " laws.
Good work has also been done by the Audubon sugar school of the state university, founded " for the highest scientific training in the growing of sugar cane and in the technology of sugar manufacture."Advertisement
The natural history collections (including the very large ichnological collection of President Hitchcock, and Audubon's collection of birds) are of exceptional richness.
Among its characteristic mammals and birds are the lynx, marten, porcupine, northern red squirrel, Beldings and Kennicotts ground squirrels, varyin and snowshoe rabbits, northern jumping mouse, white-throate sparrow, Blackburnian warbler, Audubon.
By a crevice above they are connected with an arm of Audubon's Avenue.
Audubon's Avenue, the one nearest the entrance, is occupied in winter by myriads of bats, that hang from the walls in clusters like swarms of bees.
Louisville was also the early home of the actress Mary Anderson; John James Audubon lived here in 1808-1812; and 5 m.Advertisement
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The painting was based on a preserved specimen belonging to the great American artist J.J. Audubon, a close friend of Macgillivray's.
It has already been mentioned that Macgillivray contributed to Audubon's Ornithological Biography a series of descriptions of some parts of the anatomy of American birds, from Mac- gillivray subjects supplied to him by that enthusiastic naturalist, and whose zeal and prescience, it may be called, in this respect merits all praise.
He freely recognized the prior discoveries of, as he thought, Audubon, though really, as has since been ascertained, of Macgillivray; but Muller was able to perceive their systematic value, which Macgillivray did not, and taught others to know it.Advertisement
At Baton Rouge is the State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College (1860), of which the Audubon Sugar School, "for the highest scientific training in the growing of sugar cane and in the technology of sugar manufacture," is an important and 'distinctive feature.
He ends up teaming up with another renegade agent, Audubon Poe, running supplies out to Turkey.
The painting was based on a preserved specimen belonging to the great American artist J.J. Audubon, a close friend of Macgillivray 's.
Audubon Binocular 7x18 Mini - weighing only 6.4 ounces, even a small child can carry these with ease.
The Audubon binoculars come with a neck strap so children can run or examine items without setting the binoculars aside and losing them.Advertisement
Items from the family's collection include works by Diego Rivera, Louis Comfort Tiffany, James Audubon, and Pablo Picasso.
The group, which debuted in the late 1940s, opened several stores under the Charming name before securing a retail space in a large-scale shopping center in Audubon, New Jersey during the 1960s.
Audubon states that the mocking-birds which are resident all the year round in Louisiana attack their travelled brethren on the return of the latter from the north in autumn.