Chimney Swift (Chaetura pelagica), Havell plate no. 158
Watercolor, collage, graphite, pastel, and black ink with touches of gouache and scratching out on paper, laid on card
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)
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Watermark: JWHATMAN / TURKEY MILLS
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"
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