Greater Prairie-Chicken (Tympanuchus cupido), Havell plate no. 186

Object Number: 
1863.17.186
Date: 
1824
Medium: 
Watercolor, graphite, black ink, black chalk, and gouache with scratching out and selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Dimensions: 
Paper: 25 1/8 x 36 1/16 in. (63.8 x 91.6 cm) Mat: 39 x 53 in. (99.1 x 134.6 cm)
Description: 
Female, lower left; males, upper left and right
Gallery Label: 
The background flora has been identified as Michigan lily (Lilium michiganese)
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