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Canada Warbler (Wilsonia canadensis), Havell plate no. 5

Canada Warbler (Wilsonia canadensis), Havell plate no. 5
Canada Warbler (Wilsonia canadensis), Havell plate no. 5
Canada Warbler (Wilsonia canadensis), Havell plate no. 5
Title
Canada Warbler (Wilsonia canadensis), Havell plate no. 5
Date 
1821
Medium 
Watercolor, pastel, gouache, graphite, and black ink with selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Dimensions 
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)
Description 
Immature male
Credit Line 
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Object Number 
1863.17.5
Marks 
Watermark: TURKEY MILLS / JWHATMAN
Inscriptions 
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
Gallery Label 
The background flora has been identified as Southern magnolia (Magnolia grandiflora).
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group