[Portrait by J. G. Nordheim, after a photograph]
Item ID 36259
Leipzig, Brockhaus, ca. 1851. Engraved portrait with caption on one side of a single leaf (29.6 x 19.5 cm); printed surface approximately 16 x 9.4 cm. Portrait of the ornithologist and mammalogist John James Audubon [born Jean Rabin] (1785-1851). The engraving is by the German engraver Johann Georg Nordheim (1804-1853), after an 1850 photograph and printed by the "Verlag des Bibl. Instit.". The small print states that this is "Zeitgenossen. Neue Folge. No. CII". Light foxing throughout, some thumbing in the lower margin, otherwise a very good copy.