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

Title:
Chimney Swift (Chaetura pelagica), Havell plate no. 158
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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"
Not promoted
27 902
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)
Classification: 
Date End: 
1 829
Description: 
Adults
Credit Line: 
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Object Number: 
1863.17.158
Gallery Label: 
Swifts painted ca. 1824; composition completed 1829
Date Begin: 
1824
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group