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American Robin (Turdus migratorius), Havell plate no. 131

American Robin (Turdus migratorius), Havell plate no. 131
American Robin (Turdus migratorius), Havell plate no. 131
American Robin (Turdus migratorius), Havell plate no. 131
Title
American Robin (Turdus migratorius), Havell plate no. 131
Date 
1829
Medium 
Watercolor, graphite, gouache, black ink, pastel, and black chalk with scratching out and selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Dimensions 
Paper: 37 1/8 x 25 15/16 in. (94.3 x 65.9 cm) Mat: 53 x 39 in. (134.6 x 99.1 cm)
Description 
Female, above; male, left center; nestlings, lower group
Credit Line 
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Object Number 
1863.17.131
Inscriptions 
Inscribed at lower left in graphite: "Robin. male 1. female 2 & Young -- 3 4 5 6 7. / Turdus migratorius -- / [E]gg Harbour -- July 2d / J.J.A F…."; lower left bird numbered: "3"
Gallery Label 
The background flora has been identified as Chestnut oak (Quercus prinus)
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group