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A restrike is a hand-made print created from the same matrix used to make the original print. Generally, restrikes are produced at a later date with a different purpose than the original print (which may or may not have been published in multiple original editions).
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ORIGINAL AUDUBON FOLIO BIRD PRINTS
Large hand-colored etchings (printer Robert Havell) 1827-1838
Large chromolithographs (printer Julius Bien)
PL 336 Yellow-crowned Heron from the Havell Edition of The Birds of America, 1827-1838.
PL 278 Carolina Parrot from the Bien Edition of The Birds of America, 1858-1860.
Havell Edition and Bien Edition prints are the rarest and largest of the original Audubon prints. These are the famous "Double Elephant Folio" prints measuring around 38 x 25 inches. Havells are hand-colored aquatint etchings. Biens are chromolithographs. Don't know what you want? Read an overview describing the large Audubon bird prints.
ORIGINAL AUDUBON IMPERIAL FOLIO ANIMAL PRINTS
Large hand-colored stone lithographs (printer J. T. Bowen)
Detail from PL 256 American Bison or Buffalo of the Imperial Folio edition ofThe Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America.
Detail from PL 90 Common Mouse of the Imperial Folio edition ofThe Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America.
Imperial Folio Edition prints offer a wide range of North American mammals from the very big to the very small. From Audubon's Quadrupeds series, these are hand-colored stone lithographs in a large folio size typically measuring 27 x 21 inches. A groundbreaking work in American natural history studies. Don't know what you want? Read an overview describing the large Audubon animal prints.
PL 28 Snowy Owl from the first octavo edition
PL 16 Canada Lynx from the first octavo edition.
The octavo editions offer Audubon's work in "miniature." The octavo bird prints and octavo animal prints recreate the original folio images in smaller sizes (paper approximately 10 inches x 6 inches).
RESTRIKES AND REPRODUCTIONS OF AUDUBON'S FOLIO BIRDS AND QUADRUPEDS
ORIGINAL NATURAL HISTORY PRINTS BY OTHER ARTISTS