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Chipping Sparrow (Spizella passerina), Havell plate no. 104

Chipping Sparrow (Spizella passerina), Havell plate no. 104
Chipping Sparrow (Spizella passerina), Havell plate no. 104
Title
Chipping Sparrow (Spizella passerina), Havell plate no. 104
Date 
1821
Medium 
Watercolor, graphite, pastel, gouache, and black ink with selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Dimensions 
Paper: 18 7/16 x 11 7/16 in. (46.8 x 29.1 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 
1863.17.104
Inscriptions 
Inscribed at lower left in brown ink: "No 21. Plate 104. / No 10.[1?crossed out] / Plate 48[over 7]."; at lower right in graphite: "Robinia Pseudacacia"; below in brown ink: "Chipping Sparrow. --- / Fringilla Socialis. -- / Plant Vulgo Black Locust. / Robinia Pseudacacia John. J. Audubon"
Gallery Label 
The background flora has been identified as Black locust (Robinia pseudoacacia).
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group