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Birds of a Feather

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Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum
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Published Date:
Tue, 30 May 2017 13:00:36 +0000
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Object of the Day
Audubon
duck
feathers
game birds
goose
Katzenbach & Warren
partridge
snipe
wallpaper
Description:
This is an interesting paper reproducing images of game birds from John James Audubon’s Birds of America. Originally created in watercolors by Audubon between 1827-1838, Katzenbach has faithfully reproduced the images as lithographs to accurately capture the softness and texture of the watercolor pigments. The selected birds include, from top to bottom: the White-fronted goose,...
Topic:
Design
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