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American snowy heron Audubon unframed print

American snowy heron Audubon unframed print

The snowy heron print

Limited-edition, snowy heron print by John James Audubon.

  • Limited to 200 editions.
  • Printed on acid and lignin-free archival paper for an almost perfect match to the original finish.
  • The print is debossed, numbered and comes with a certificate of authenticity.

Image description as it appears in the book

Ardea candidissima, Gmel. Plate CCXLII. Male. Original plate size: 65.5 x 52 cm.

At the approach of the breeding season, many spend a great part of the day at their roosting places, perched on the low trees principally growing in the water, when every now and then they utter a rough guttural sort of sigh, raising at the same moment their beautiful crest and loose recurved plumes, curving the neck, and rising on their legs to their full height, as if about to strut on the branches.

They act in the same manner while on the ground mating. Then the male, with great ardour, and with the most graceful motions, passes and repasses for several minutes at a time before and around the female, whose actions are similar, although she displays less ardour.

When disturbed on such occasions, they rise high in the air, sail about and over the spot in perfect silence, awaiting the departure of the intruder, then sweep along, exhibiting the most singular movements, now and then tumbling over and over like the Tumbler Pigeon, and at length alight on a tree.

On the contrary, when you intrude upon while breeding, they rise silently on wing, alight on the trees near, and remain there until you depart.


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Additional product details
  • Limited to 200 editions.
  • Printed on acid and lignin-free archival paper for an almost perfect match to the original finish.
  • The print is debossed, numbered and comes with a certificate of authenticity.
  • Original plate size: 65.5 x 52 cm.
Shipping & returns

Please see below for our shipping charges to the UK and for rolled prints around the world. If you are ordering framed or stretched prints for international delivery, your postage will be calculated and displayed at the delivery section of the checkout.

 

 

Unlimited rolled prints  

Unlimited framed or stretched prints  

UK addresses

£7

£12

International addresses

£18

Varies by country

 

Our print delivery cost includes bespoke packaging and insurance for their total value to ensure that your order arrives with you safely.

 

Delivery cost for prints is separate to other gifts in your order, as they are dispatched directly from our prints partner.

 

Your order will ship within 7-10 working days of payment for framed or canvas prints. Rolled prints are typically dispatched within 4-7 working days of receiving your order.

 

Due to the custom nature of our prints, shipping times are an estimate and may be extended during peak sale periods. Please check our delivery and returns page for details.

 

Please note, due to their custom nature, these prints are non-refundable unless they arrive damaged or are faulty.  

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