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JOHN JAMES AUDUBON: THE BIRDS OF AMERICA

JOHN JAMES AUDUBON: THE BIRDS OF AMERICA

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1986 ARC Identifier 55178 / Local Identifier 306-AAM-22. PROGRAM COMMEMORATES THE TWO HUNDREDTH ANNIVERSARY OF THIS NINETEENTH-CENTURY NATURALIST AND ARTIST, JOHN JAMES AUDUBON. TO HIGHLIGHT AUDUBON'S DEVELOPMENT AS AN ARTIST, THE PROGRAM USES QUOTATIONS FROM HIS JOURNALS, ILLUSTRATIONS FROM HIS ORIGINAL DRAWINGS AND ENGRAVINGS, AND WORKS OF ART BY OTHER ARTISTS OF THE PERIOD. THE IMAGES OF THE WORKS OF ART ARE INTERWOVEN WITH LIVE MOTION NATURE PHOTOGRAPHY AND FOOTAGE OF SITES SIGNIFICANT TO AUDUBON'S LIFE AND WORK. U.S. Information Agency. (1982 - 10/01/1999)

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