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Cerulean Warbler (Dendroica cerulea), Havell plate no. 48

Object Number: 
1863.17.48
Date: 
1822
Medium: 
Watercolor, graphite, and black ink with touches of gouache and heavy glazing on paper, laid on card
Dimensions: 
Paper: 18 15/16 x 11 13/16 in. (48.1 x 30 cm) Mat: 29 x 23 in. (73.7 x 58.4 cm)
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at lower left in brown ink: "No 10. Plate 48.. --"; at lower center: "Cerulean Warbler. Male 1. F. 2 / Sylvia azurea. / Plant Vulgo Bear berrie / Ilex Dahon"; birds [one not pasted on] numbered upper and lower respectively: "1"; "2[only in print]"
Description: 
Male
Gallery Label: 
The background flora has been identified as Dahoon (Ilex cassine).
Credit Line: 
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group