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1-3 Feathers and Fashion at NYHS | by MsSusanB
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1-3 Feathers and Fashion at NYHS

Audubon’s 1833 life-size watercolor and graphite depiction of the Common Eider, once endangered by down gatherers disturbing eggs and nests in the wild. Commercial farms now raise them and collect their down.

Installation views of “Feathers: Fashion and the Fight for Wildlife”

New-York Historical Society

New York, New York

April 6 – July 15, 2018

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Taken on July 1, 2018