Description: This antique print of the Black Vultures or Carrion Crow is a first edition royal octavo taken directly from installment or Fascicle #1 with original unbound edge. The antique plate is in good condition with age toning to the paper, which is normal for the age of the print. Beautiful hand colored stone lithograph with bright true coloring, guaranteed original.
Of the Black Vulture or Carrion Crow Audubon writes, "this bird is a constant resident in all our southern States, extends far up the Mississippi, and continues the whole year in Kentucky, Indiana, Illinois and even in the State of Ohio as far as Cincinnati."
Print is sold matted with antique colored archival matting and backing. Included with the antique print is the original text as available, a copy of Audubon's Preface and the Subscribers list from the related installment.
RedHouseCollection watermark is on the digital image only, not on the actual antique print.