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Audubon’s Haiti

- March 6, 2019 in Art & Illustrations, birds of america, Haiti, John James Audubon, where was audubon from

An entrepreneur, hunter, woodsman, scientist, and artist — John James Audubon, famous for his epic The Birds of America, is a figure intimately associated with a certain idea of what it means to be American. And like many of the country's icons, he was also an immigrant. Christoph Irmscher reflects on Audubon's complex relationship to his Haitian roots.

Japanese Prints of Western Inventors, Artists and Scholars (1873)

- July 16, 2014 in Bernard Palissy, industrial revolution, inventors, James Watt, japan, Japanese Department of Education, John Heathcoat, John James Audubon, meiji period, Richard Arkwright, Thomas Carlyle, Wakon-yōsai

A set of Japanese prints depicting famous Western inventors and scholars - including Audubon, Carlyle, Watt, and Arkright - beset by various difficulties.

Japanese Prints of Western Inventors, Artists and Scholars (1873)

- July 16, 2014 in Bernard Palissy, industrial revolution, inventors, James Watt, japan, Japanese Department of Education, John Heathcoat, John James Audubon, meiji period, Richard Arkwright, Thomas Carlyle, Wakon-yōsai

A set of Japanese prints depicting famous Western inventors and scholars - including Audubon, Carlyle, Watt, and Arkright - beset by various difficulties.