DU Special Collections

Close up of a Carolina Parakeet and Its Plumage

Title:
Close up of a Carolina Parakeet and Its Plumage
Creator:
None specified
Date:
4/4/2010
Type:
Still Image, Art Reproduction
Format:
born digital
Description:
A close-up image of the now extinct Carolina Parakeet, from John James Audubon’s The Birds of America: From Drawings Made in the United States and their Territories published in 1840, alongside a high-resolution image of the bird’s plumage created from the Denver Museum of Nature and Science’s extinct bird collection. This display was featured in in the site-specific art installation, HYLAEA, in Penrose Library, at the University of Denver from October 14th, 2010- February 14th, 2011.