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Audubon's 'The Birds of America.'
This is a color lithograph by Audubon; where does this bird live?

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John James Audubon Died
January 27, 1851

Audubon liked to draw birds their actual size. He drew a hummingbird as small as a real hummingbird and an eagle as large as a real eagle. Master engravers in England were able to make 435 reproductions of his drawings for the book "Birds of America." Many of the drawings in the book are life-size. The first edition is known as the "elephant folio" because it is so big. In fact, it's the largest book in the Library of Congress, at 39.37 inches high. Is there a bird or animal that you would like to draw? If you drew it life-size, would it fit on a single sheet of paper?
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