Common Tern (Sterna hirundo), Havell plate no. 309
Watercolor, graphite, and black ink with touches of gouache on paper, laid on card
Paper: 21 5/8 x 14 11/16 in. (54.9 x 37.3 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 / 18[?]
Inscribed at lower left in graphite: "Common Tern - / Sterna Hyrundo."
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