Audubon, John James (17801851)

Audubon, John James (Au`dubon, John James) , a celebrated American ornithologist of French Huguenot origin; author of two great works, the “Birds of America” and the “Quadrupeds of America,” drawn and illustrated by himself, the former characterised by Cuvier as “the most magnificent monument that Art up to that time had raised to Nature” (17801851).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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Au`douin, Jean Victor
Audran, Gerard
Au`dubon, John James
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