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Audubon,

borough (1990 pop. 9,205), Camden co., SW N.J., a suburb of Camden; inc. 1905. Audubon is mostly residential. It was named after John James AudubonAudubon, John James
, 1785–1851, American ornithologist, b. Les Cayes, Santo Domingo (now Haiti). The illegitimate son of a French sea captain and plantation owner and a Creole chambermaid who died months after his birth, he was educated in France and in 1803 came to live
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, the ornithologist, who studied the birds of the area in 1829.

Audubon

John James. 1785--1851, US naturalist and artist, noted particularly for his paintings of birds in Birds of America (1827--38)
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Years later, in a 1970 interview given soon after the publication of Audubon, he described poetry's purpose not as justification for existing beliefs, but as an exploration and discovery of the developing self:
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With his wife's support, in 1826 at age 41, Audubon took his growing collection of work to England.
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Opening the exhibition at an invitation only event tomorrow will be the leading Audubon expert Duff Hart-Davis.
It is hardly a coincidence that his most popular work shows the most sinuously linear of birds, the American Flamingo (plate 431), which this year set a record for the highest price paid for an individual Audubon print: $197,900.
Audubon arrived in Liverpool in 1826 and with him he brought his dream of a publication (many details still needed to be worked out), some drawings of birds, letters of introduction and enthusiasm, and an endless supply of energy and enthusiasm.
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