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Snowy Owl, Plate 28


Snowy Owl, “The Birds of America,” first octavo edition, Plate 28, 1840-1844, John James Audubon, hand-colored lithograph, 10 inches high, Joel Rynning, 2010.10.29.
A hand-colored lithograph depicting the snowy owl, a large owl of the typical owl family Strigidae. This print was published as part of the first octavo edition, a smaller, high quality version of “The Birds of America” that would allow the general public to collect Audubon’s popular work.

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