The Birds of America digitized by Library of Parliament

“In the 1820s, John James Audubon set out to illustrate every single species of bird in North America, ultimately creating large prints depicting more than 1,000 individual birds and more than 450 species.The Library of Parliament digitized its copy of The Birds of America, which are “by far the largest items in the library’s collection,” said Sonia Bebbington, the library’s director of knowledge management and preservationSo far, six images are available on the library’s Flickr account — with more to come.” (via CBC News)

2 Responses to “The Birds of America digitized by Library of Parliament”

  1. Beyonce
    November 14, 2016 at 2:34 am #

    That’s 2 clever by half and 2×2 clever 4 me. Thskan!

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