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Black-and-white Warbler (Mniotilta varia), Havell plate no. 90; sketch of a foot

Black-and-white Warbler (Mniotilta varia), Havell plate no. 90; sketch of a foot
Black-and-white Warbler (Mniotilta varia), Havell plate no. 90; sketch of a foot
Title
Black-and-white Warbler (Mniotilta varia), Havell plate no. 90; sketch of a foot
Date 
c. 1824
Medium 
Watercolor, black ink, and graphite with touches of gouache and selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Dimensions 
Paper: 19 1/4 x 11 11/16 in. (48.9 x 29.7 cm) Mat: 29 x 23 in. (73.7 x 58.4 cm)
Description 
Male
Credit Line 
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Object Number 
1863.17.90
Inscriptions 
Inscribed at lower right in brown ink: "Pinus pendula / vulgo Black Larch"
Gallery Label 
The background flora has been identified as Larch (Larix laricina)
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group