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Connecticut Warbler (Oporornis agilis), Havell plate no. 138

Object Number: 
1863.17.138
Date: 
1829
Medium: 
Watercolor, graphite, pastel, and gouache with touches of black ink and selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Dimensions: 
Paper: 18 7/16 x 11 1/2 in. (46.8 x 29.2 cm) Mat: 29 x 23 in. (73.7 x 58.4 cm)
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at lower left in graphite: "Connecticut Warbler. / J.J.A F.L. S. L. / New Jersey -- Sepr 22d[cut]"; at lower center in brown ink: "Connecticut Warbler. Male 1. F. 2. / Sylvia agilis / New Jersey Sepr. 22d / J.J.A"
Description: 
Female, above; male, below
Gallery Label: 
The background flora has been identified as Soapwort gentian (Gentiana saponaria); hand colored engraving, copperplate (1947.129) in N-YHS collections
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