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Chimney Swift (Chaetura pelagica), Havell plate no. 158

Chimney Swift (Chaetura pelagica), Havell plate no. 158
Chimney Swift (Chaetura pelagica), Havell plate no. 158
Chimney Swift (Chaetura pelagica), Havell plate no. 158
Title
Chimney Swift (Chaetura pelagica), Havell plate no. 158
Date 
c. 1824; 1829
Medium 
Watercolor, collage, graphite, pastel, and black ink with touches of gouache and scratching out on paper, laid on card
Dimensions 
Paper: 18 3/8 x 11 1/2 in. (46.7 x 29.2 cm) Mat: 29 x 23 in. (73.7 x 58.4 cm)
Description 
Adults
Credit Line 
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Object Number 
1863.17.158
Marks 
Watermark: JWHATMAN / TURKEY MILLS
Inscriptions 
Inscribed below nest at lower left: "Nest front View / unglued from a chimney -- / J.J.A / July 18th="; at lower right below nest: "Nest profile / View"
Gallery Label 
Swifts painted ca. 1824; composition completed 1829
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group