Fish Crow (Corvus ossifragus), Havell plate no. 146

Object Number: 
1863.17.146
Date: 
1829
Medium: 
Watercolor, graphite, pastel, black chalk, and black ink with touches of gouache and selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Dimensions: 
Paper: 38 1/8 x 25 9/16 in. (96.8 x 64.9 cm) Mat: 53 x 39 in. (134.6 x 99.1 cm)
Marks: 
Watermark: JWHATMAN / TURKEY MILL
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at lower left in graphite[partially erased]: "Fish Crow / Corvus ossifragus, Wilson / …Honey Locust"; birds numbered upper and lower respectively: "1"; "2"
Gallery Label: 
The background flora has been identified as Honey-locust (Gleditsia triacanthos)
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