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California Quail (Callipepla californica), Havell plate no. 413; sketch of a spider

California Quail (Callipepla californica), Havell plate no. 413; sketch of a spider
Title
California Quail (Callipepla californica), Havell plate no. 413; sketch of a spider
Date 
1837
Medium 
Watercolor, graphite, and black ink with touches of gouache and scratching out on paper, laid on card
Dimensions 
Paper: 13 x 17 in. (33 x 43.2 cm) Mat: 23 x 29 in. (58.4 x 73.7 cm)
Description 
Female, left; male, right
Credit Line 
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Object Number 
1863.17.413
Inscriptions 
Inscribed at lower right in graphite[erased]: "The Californian Partridge / Perdix Californius -- 1 Male. 2 Female / J.J.A"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group