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ABOUT ME - My name is Amy and I'm a birder living in central Florida. On this blog I post book and birding product reviews as well as birder gift ideas and announcements related to my birder gift shop on this site. I also have a personal birding blog called Powered By Birds.

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Archive: Museum

T-Shirt Tuesday: 3x Fuertes

Posted on February 23rd, 2010 in Art, Museum, T-Shirt Tuesday

This weeks featured t-shirts are in honor of a current exhibit at the New York State Museum: Birds of New York and the Paintings of Louis Agassiz Fuertes. According to the website of the museum:

This exhibition commemorates the 100th anniversary of the publication of Birds of New York, one of the most popular books issued in the State Museum’s history. The exhibition features dozens of original watercolors made for the book by famed bird artist Louis Agassiz Fuertes, as well as the first edition of Birds of New York, a portfolio of prints, and specimens from the Museum’s ornithology collection.

Fuertes was an ornithologist and artist, active from about 1894 until his death in 1927. He illustrated over 60 books and hundreds of articles. The exhibition at the New York State Museum honors the 100th anniversary of Elon Howard Eaton’s Birds of New York, which was illustrated by Fuertes.

This week’s highlighted t-shirts feature art by Louis Agassiz Fuertes: Meadowlark; Rose-breasted Grosbeak; and Great Horned Owl.