Plate Number
CCLVI (256)
Audubon Bird Name
Purple Heron
Common Name
Reddish Egret
Plate Caption
Purple Heron, / <i>Ardea rufescens</i>, Buff. / Adult full spring plumage, I. Young two Years old in spring plumage, 2. 1835
Creator
Audubon, John James, 1785-1851.
Engraver
Havell, Robert, 1793-1878.
Engraved Plate Size (inches)
38.25 x 25.5
Watermark
J WHATMAN 1835
Source
<i>The Birds of America, Vols. I - IV</i>, London.
Date
1827-1838
Subject
Birds--North America; Birds--Pictorial works
Identifier
aud0256
Capture Device
A0 DigiBook SupraScan 14000RGB
Scanning Specifications
400 ppi, 24-bit
Rights
All rights reserved. University of Pittsburgh.
Repository
Special Collections, University Library System, University of Pittsburgh.

Audubon's Birds of America
Purple Heron (aud0256)

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