Common Black-headed Gull (Chroicocephalus ridibundus)

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Watercolor, graphite, gouache, and pastel with touches of glazing on paper, laid on card
Paper: 14 1/2 x 21 5/16 in. (36.8 x 54.1 cm) Mat: 23 x 29 in. (58.4 x 73.7 cm)
Inscribed at upper center in graphite: "No 50 -- 248 --"; below: "Amend this rascally Sky and Water"; at middle right: "Weight / 10 1/2 oz."; at upper right vertically: "4th Volume"; at upper right corner: "48"
Adult, breeding plumage
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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