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Quill pen made from a Bald Eagle feather, used by John James Audubon

Object Number: 
c. 1820-1850
Quill, feather from the wing of a Bald Eagle
Overall: 15 x 2 x 1 in. ( 38.1 x 5.1 x 2.5 cm )
Gallery Label: 
Found in John Audubon's writing desk.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Frederic DePeyster, 1878
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group