​Museum and Library Hour Changes

On Wednesday, April 25, the Museum and Library will open at 2 pm. For a full list of gallery closures, click here.

Bat "(Vespertilio subulatus, Say.)"

Object Number: 
ca. 1841
Watercolor, black ink, and graphite on a page from a sketchbook with binding and irregular deckled edge
Overall: 7 1/2 x 10 1/8 in. ( 19 x 25.7 cm )
inscription: l.r., brown ink:Vespertilio subulatus, Say. inscription: l.r. brown ink: Brot (sic) from Labrador by Audubon inscription: l.r. graphite: Labrador bat from/ Dry specimen
View from below of a bat Audubon called Vespertilio subulatus, Say. with wings spread. A tiny detailed graphite drawing of the ear structure is included on this sheet. Formerly S-28.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group