Alexander Wilson, author of the American Ornithology, native of Paisley, Scotland died 1813 aged 45 / drawn & engraved by J.J. Barralet.
Print shows Alexander Wilson, head-and-shoulders portrait, right profile, holding the barrel of a rifle and papers in his right hand; in oval.
Title from item.
Publication date based on copyright statement on item.
"Entered according to Act of Congress the [blank space] Nov'r. 1814 by J.J. Barralet of the State of Pennsylvania."
Partial copyright statement appears on verso.
Inscribed in ink on verso : Title page of [...] Alexander Wils[on] Deposited 9. [...] by J.J. Barra[let} as author.
Sheet trimmed with loss to the copyright statement on verso.
Library has two impressions, a copyright deposit and a possible proof sheet.
Copyright deposit; J.J. Barralet.
Forms part of: Popular graphic art print filing series (Library of Congress).