Tag Archives: Audubon

Ken's Korner: Bird drawings pre-date Audubon’s by 200 yrs.

Ken’s Korner: Bird drawings pre-date Audubon’s by 200 yrs. – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – June 2006 In late 2003, Roberta Olson, a curator at the New York Historical Society, was examining four large leather-bound albums of paintings, where they had been since at least 1899. The volumes, labeled “anonymous 18th century European […]

Virtual Aviary – Audubon Watercolors come to Life at New-York Historical Society

Virtual Aviary: Audubon Watercolors come to Life at New-York Historical Society – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – March 2005 For the first time ever the sounds of birds will accompany an exhibit of original Audubon watercolors when the New-York Historical Society (N-YHS) creates a “virtual aviary” with its exhibition, Audubon’s Aviary, open thru March […]