Common Nighthawk (Chordeiles minor), Havell plate no. 147

Object Number: 
1863.17.147
Date: 
1829
Medium: 
Watercolor, graphite, black ink, pastel, and gouache with touches of glazing on paper, laid on card
Dimensions: 
Paper: 29 1/4 x 20 9/16 in. (74.3 x 52.2 cm) Mat: 41 x 31 in. (104.1 x 78.7 cm)
Marks: 
Watermark: JWHATMAN / 1821[?]
Inscriptions: 
Birds numbered in graphite upper and lower respectively: "1"; "2"; at upper right[erased]: "47"
Description: 
Males
Gallery Label: 
The background flora has been identified as White oak (Quercus alba)
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