John James Audubon
Plate LXXVI - Moose Deer
From: Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America
New York: 1845-1848
Hand colored lithograph
Sheet size: 21 ¼” x 27”, Framed size: 36” x 30”
The Moose Deer, or as it is called, the moose, was written about extensively in the accompanying text. Hunters found them to be fine game and naturalists found them to be just as intriguing due to their behaviors, antlers and fortitude.