Common Ground-Dove (Columbina passerina), Havell plate no. 182

Object Number: 
1863.17.182
Date: 
c. 1831
Medium: 
Watercolor, graphite, pastel, black ink, and gouache with scratching out and selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Dimensions: 
Paper: 29 3/4 x 21 3/8 in. (75.6 x 54.3 cm) Mat: 41 x 31 in. (104.1 x 78.7 cm)
Marks: 
Watermark: JWHATMAN / 18[?] [reversed]
Description: 
Males, upper three; female, lower left; young, lower right
Gallery Label: 
The background flora has been identified as Wild orange (Citrus aurantium)
Credit Line: 
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