John James Audubon in Cincinnati

John James Audubon in Cincinnati (HMFV4)

Location: Cincinnati, OH 45203 Hamilton County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 6.624', W 84° 32.209'

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The Cincinnati Museum of Natural History is part of Cincinnati Museum Center. The Western Museum Society, organized by Dr. Daniel Drake in 1818, preceded it. The Western Museum Society's collection was built around ornithology, fossil zoology, geology, and Native American artifacts. The Museum's first taxidermist, John James Audubon, was hired in the winter of 1819 to do taxidermy, build collections, and create exhibits. Audubon supplemented his income by drawing portraits, teaching art, and running his own drawing academy. During his brief stay in Cincinnati, Audubon created five paintings of local birds that were among the first contributions to his acclaimed Birds of North America. He left Cincinnati in 1820 to travel and finish his collection of drawings that would make him one of North America's most revered and famous nineteenth century artists.
HM NumberHMFV4
Series This marker is part of the Ohio: Ohio Historical Society series
Marker Number27-31
Year Placed2002
Placed ByCincinnati Museum Center and The Ohio Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 6:11pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 712973 N 4331916
Decimal Degrees39.11040000, -84.53681667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 6.624', W 84° 32.209'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 6' 37.44" N, 84° 32' 12.54" W
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Area Code(s)513
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1080-1318 Ezzard Charles Dr, Cincinnati OH 45203, US
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