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American Black Duck (Anas rubripes), Havell plate no. 302

American Black Duck (Anas rubripes), Havell plate no. 302
Title
American Black Duck (Anas rubripes), Havell plate no. 302
Date 
c. 1832-34
Medium 
Watercolor, graphite, pastel, gouache, and black ink with scratching out on paper, laid on card
Dimensions 
Paper: 21 1/8 x 29 11/16 in. (53.7 x 75.4 cm) Mat: 33 x 43 in. (83.8 x 109.2 cm)
Description 
Male, left; female, right
Credit Line 
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Object Number 
1863.17.302
Inscriptions 
Birds numbered in graphite left and right respectively: "1"; "2"; verso inscriptions in brown ink very bold but illegible
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group