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Feathers: Fashion and the Fight for Wildlife_image2

Description: 

Left: J. H. Johnston & Co. (1844–ca. 1910). Aigrette hair ornament (from a Snowy or Great Egret), 1894. New York City. Museum of the City of New York, Gift of Mrs. Mary S. Griffin, 1961. Right: John James Audubon (1785–1851). Great Egret (Ardea alba), 1821. Purchased for the New-York Historical Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon, 1863.18.30
 

Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group