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Black-capped Chickadee
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Item Details
Public
Available to everyone
Culture
American
Title
Black-capped Chickadee
Work Type
Drawings
Date
1897
Material
Watercolor on paper
Measurements
width: 5.5 in; height: 7.75 in
Repository
Cornell University Lab of Ornithology Art Collection
Subject
Birds;chickadees
ID Number
BIRD_02354
Source
Citizen Bird
Species
Black-capped Chickadee
Species2
Poecile atricapilla
Notes
Donated in memory of Mr. And Mrs. Hugh and Sonja McTeague. Wright, Mabel Osgood and Coues, Elliott, Citizen Bird, New York: The MacMillan Company, 1897.. Illustrating the children's book Citizen Bird was Louis Agassiz Fuertes first major commission. He produced 108 illustrations for Citizen Bird over a period of eight months in 1896-1897. He was 22 at the time and a senior at Cornell University. Many of the illustrations appearing in this book were later reprinted in Birdcraft, a field guide by Mabel Osgood Wright.
Archival Collection
Cornell University Lab of Ornithology Art Collection
Rights
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File Properties
File Name
12610630.fpx
SSID
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