Audubon: National Treasures—Birds of Winter for The Birds of America (1827–38)



Looking at these four watercolors you are enjoying an experience similar to that of John James Audubon’s (1785–1851) original subscribers to The Birds of America (1827-38). The watercolors are rotated on a quarterly basis to limit the potential damage caused by their exposure, ensuring that these national treasures are available to future generations.

New-York Historical Society

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New-York Historical Society

The New-York Historical Society is New York City's oldest museum and one of the nation's most distinguished independent research libraries. A $65 million renovation completed in 2011 introduced new galleries and a children's museum.


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