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Bachman's Warbler (Vermivora bachmanii), Havell pl. 395 (plant)

Bachman's Warbler (Vermivora bachmanii), Havell pl. 395 (plant)
Title
Bachman's Warbler (Vermivora bachmanii), Havell pl. 395 (plant)
Date 
ca. 1833
Medium 
Watercolor, graphite, gouache, with touches of black ink and pastel and selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Dimensions 
Paper: 20 5/16 x 14 1/8 in. (51.6 x 35.9 cm) Mat: 29 x 23 in. (73.7 x 58.4 cm)
Description 
The branch of the Strawberry Tree with red pods in this watercolor was engraved as the background for Havell Plate 395, although the bird was not engraved. The birds were added from the upper section of watercolor 1863.17.393.
Credit Line 
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Object Number 
1863.18.12
Inscriptions 
Inscribed at lower right in brown ink: "Euonymus Americanus"[in Maria Martin's hand?]; erased inscriptions throughout
Gallery Label 
Sightings of this bird have become extremely rare during the past half century; The background flora has been identified as
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group