Flying Gems: Hummingbirds by John James Audubon and John Gould
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"Flying Gems: Hummingbirds by John James Audubon and John Gould" exhibit poster and postcard for the A.M. Todd Rare Book Room, January 6 - March 14, 2014. The artwork showcased in the marketing materials is "Anna Hummingbird, Hibiscus Virginicus", an original hand colored lithograph. The lithograph (plate 252) was drawn from nature by J. J. Audubon (1785-1851); lithographed, printed and colored by J. T. Bowen, Philadelphia. Published in Audubon's Birds of America 1st Octavo Edition, 1842, Philadelphia. Exhibit curated by Paul Smithson.