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Lot 0019

Audubon Aquatint, Golden winged Woodpecker

AUDUBON, John James (1785 - 1851). Golden winged Woodpecker, Plate XXXVII (37). Aquatint engraving with original hand color. London: Robert Havell, 1827-1838. Watermarked: "J Whatman/1834." 37 1/2" x 25 1/2" sheet. "State Bird of Alabama.During the Civil War Alabama became known as the "Yellow Hammer State" after a company of young Cavalry from... more