Genevieve Estelle (Gennie) Jones
(1846 - 1879)
Genevieve Estelle (Gennie) Jones was active/lived in Ohio. Genevieve Jones is known for bird nest drawing and illustration.
Biography Genevieve Estelle (Gennie) Jones
Following is a book review on amazon.com of America's Other Audubon by Joy M. Kiser.
America's Other Audubon chronicles the story of Genevieve Jones, her family, and the making of an extraordinary nineteenth-century book, Illustrations of the Nests and Eggs of Birds of Ohio. At the age of twenty-nine, Genevieve Jones, an amateur naturalist/artist and daughter of a country doctor, visited the 1876 Centennial World's Fair in Philadelphia, where she saw Audubon's paintings in Birds of America on display. His artwork inspired her to undertake the production of a book illustrating the birds nests and eggs that Audubon neglected to include in his work.
Her parents were reluctant to support the undertakin
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