Audubon, Victor Gifford, 1809-1860

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Birth 1809
Death 1860-08-17
American

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Victor Gifford Audubon, son of the naturalist and illustrator John James Audubon, served as business manager for his father, and worked to promote and sell his father's works.

From the description of Victor Gifford Audubon collection, 1845-1859. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80153832

From the description of Victor Gifford Audubon collection, 1845-1859. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702152756

Victor Gifford Audubon, son of the illustrator and naturalist John James Audubon, was born on June 12, 1809. As an adult he assisted his father, along with his brother John Woodhouse Audubon, in the creation of The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America . While he did contribute some artistic work to the project, his main function was to handle the business of producing and selling the work, along with the earlier The Birds of America . After his father's death, Victor continued to manage the business aspects in promoting his father's work. He died in 1862.

From the guide to the Victor Gifford Audubon collection, 1845-1859, (Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library)

Son of American naturalist John James Audubon.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to [John Adamson], "Saturday". (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 765897047

From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to John Adamson, 1833 Oct. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 765896906

From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to [John Adamson], 1833 Nov. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 765896948



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