December 6, 2016||Maps & Atlases

Audubon’s Birds Have a History of Their Own

Lot 293: John James Audubon, Passenger Pigeon, Plate LXII, uncolored aquatint and engraved plate, London, 1829. Estimate $8,000 to $12,000.

Some historical artifacts are so familiar we forget they haven’t always been the way we think of them. Such is the case with two prints in our December 8 sale…