Canada Warbler (Wilsonia canadensis), Havell plate no. 5
Watercolor, pastel, gouache, graphite, and black ink with selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Paper: 18 3/4 x 11 5/8 in. (47.6 x 29.5 cm)
Mat: 29 x 23 in. (73.7 x 58.4 cm)
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Watermark: TURKEY MILLS / JWHATMAN
Inscribed at lower left in graphite[erased]: "No...."; at lower left in brown ink: "Drawn from Nature by John. J. Audubon / Bayou Sarah Oct.r 5th 1821."; at lower center: "Cypress Swamp Fly Catcher Male. / Muscicapa"; below, in graphite[erased]: "…A. W."; erased inscriptions in lower register
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