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All 435 Illustrations from John J Audubon's ‘Birds of America' Are Available for Free Download

30 days ago   |   By Colossal

Pinnated Grouse, plate 186
If you've been looking for an opportunity to download free high resolution images of 435 bird illustrations, you're finally in the right place. The National Audubon Society has recently made John James Audubon's seminal Birds of America available to the public in a downloadable digital library (signing up for their email list is a prerequisite).
Birds of America was printed between 1827 and 1838, and was filled prints created from hand-engraved plates based on Audubon's original watercolor paintings. In addition to the prints, each bird's page also includes a...
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