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Carolina Chickadee (Poecile carolinensis), Havell plate no. 160

Carolina Chickadee (Poecile carolinensis), Havell plate no. 160
Carolina Chickadee (Poecile carolinensis), Havell plate no. 160
Title
Carolina Chickadee (Poecile carolinensis), Havell plate no. 160
Date 
1822
Medium 
Watercolor, graphite, black ink, gouache, and pastel with scratching out and selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Dimensions 
Paper: 18 3/16 x 11 1/2 in. (46.2 x 29.2 cm) Mat: 29 x 23 in. (73.7 x 58.4 cm)
Credit Line 
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Object Number 
1863.17.160
Marks 
Watermark: TURKEY MILLS / JWHATMAN
Inscriptions 
Inscribed at lower left in graphite: "May 3, 1822 --"
Gallery Label 
The background flora has been identified as Supplejack vine (Berchemia scandens)
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group