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American Crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos), Havell plate no. 156

American Crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos), Havell plate no. 156
American Crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos), Havell plate no. 156
Title
American Crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos), Havell plate no. 156
Date 
1829
Medium 
Watercolor, black ink, graphite, gouache, and pastel with selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Dimensions 
Paper: 38 7/8 x 25 5/8 in. (98.7 x 65.1 cm) Mat: 53 x 39 in. (134.6 x 99.1 cm)
Credit Line 
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Object Number 
1863.17.156
Inscriptions 
Inscribed at lower left in graphite[erased]: "Corvus corv... / Common Crow"; at lower right: "Guglant Nigra / (vulgo) Black Walnut"; at lower center to left of bird nest[erased]: "Humming bird"
Gallery Label 
The background flora has been identified as Black walnut (Juglans nigra)
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group