Gray Catbird (Dumetella carolinensis), Havell plate no. 128

Object Number: 
1863.17.128
Date: 
1822
Medium: 
Watercolor, pastel, black chalk, gouache, graphite, and black ink with selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Dimensions: 
Paper: 18 13/16 x 11 9/16 in. (47.8 x 29.4 cm) Mat: 35 x 27 in. (88.9 x 68.6 cm)
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at upper right corner in graphite: "28"; erased inscriptions at lower left
Description: 
Male, above; female, below
Gallery Label: 
The background flora has been identified as Blackberry (probably Rubus argutus)
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