"Iceland or Gyr Falcon", Audubon, J. J.
Period: 1856 (circa)
Publication: Birds of North America, 2nd Octavo ed.
Color: Printed Color
5.1 x 7.5 inches
13 x 19.1 cm
Pair of white & black falcons, one on a cliff, the other in-flight. In this edition, issued by the family after Audubon’s death, a pleasant background has been added to make the images more handsome than the first edition. Tinted lithograph with original hand-colored finishing by the firm of Thomas Bowen.