After John James Audubon (1785 - 1851), First Edition Robert Havell Aquatint Engraving with Original Hand Color from Birds of America, Double Elephant Folio. London: Robert Havell, 1827-1838. Plate 417, Maria's Woodpecker, Three-Toed Woodpecker, Phillips Woodpecker, Canadian Woodpecker, Harris' Woodpecker. Signed in the plate, Whatman watermark visible upper left. Under glass in gilt & painted wood molding fame with mat. 35.5" x 22.625" W (site). Provenance: From the Private Collection of Norris and Shirley Broyles, Atlanta, Georgia.
Slight ripple to paper while framed. Toning to front and back. Not glued or laid down. Faint plate mark. Foxing noticeable on verso. No apparent tears to edges or corners. Small pinhole to top edge center.