Audubon’s Birds of America at Pitt

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“The naturalist John James Audubon attempted, in the 19th century, to paint every species of North American bird. He got through 435 of them before running out of time and money. Now the University of Pittsburgh Library System, with a little more time and money, has digitized all 435 of the images and mounted them online.
Source: Wired Campus Blog from Chronicle.com [thanks Janette Shaffer!]

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