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Red-Bellied Squirrel

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Red-Bellied Squirrel

Artist: John James Audubon (American, 1785 - 1851)

Lithographer: John T. Bowen (English, c.1801-1856; active United States, after 1834)

Date: 1844
Medium: Hand-colored lithograph
Overall: 27 × 21in. (68.6 × 53.3cm)
Image: 23 3/4 × 19 3/4in. (60.3 × 50.2cm)
Signed: Lower right: 'Lith. Printed & Col'd by J.T. Bowen, Phila. 1844.' Lower left: 'Drawn from Nature by J.J. Audubon, F.R.S.F.L.S.'
Inscribed: Upper left corner: 'No. 8.' Upper right corner: 'PLATE, XXXVIII.' Upper right, near squirrel's paw: '1' Lower right side, near squirrel's nose: '2' Middle left side, near squirrel's tail: '3' Bottom center: 'SCIURUS FERUGINVENTRIS, AUD. AND BACH. / RED-BELLIED SQUIRREL / Natural Size / MALE, FEMALE, AND YOUNG.'
Credit Line: Lotis Howland Bequest
Object number: 2019.2.3
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