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Journey into North America

Fox River with Carolina Parakeets
Prince Maximilian Alexander Philipp von Wied-Neuwield.
"Fox River with Carolina Parakeets"
Reise in das innere Nord-America in den Jahren 1832 bis 1834.
Coblenz: J. Hoelscher, 1839-1943.
Rare Book & Special Collections Division (114.7b)

Prince Maximilian Alexander Philipp von Wied-Neuwied, an experienced world traveler and naturalist, chose the Swiss artist Karl Bodmer to accompany him on his travels through the West and to produce a complete pictorial documentary. After his journey, Maximilian published an account of his travels with this supplemental picture atlas of eighty-one hand-colored engravings, after paintings by Bodmer.

 

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