Hairy Woodpecker (Picoides villosus; subspecies audubonii and harrisi) and Three-toed Woodpecker (Picoides dorsalis), Havell plate no. 417

Object Number: 
1863.17.417
Date: 
1838
Medium: 
Watercolor, collage, graphite, pastel, black chalk, black ink, and gouache with scratching out and selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Dimensions: 
Paper: 31 1/4 x 21 3/16 in. (79.4 x 53.8 cm) Mat: 41 x 31 in. (104.1 x 78.7 cm)
Inscriptions: 
Birds numbered in graphite clockwise from upper left: "1"; "2"; "3"; "5"; "6"; "9"; "10"; "8"; "7"; "4"
Description: 
Three-toed Woodpeckers, male and female, at center; other birds are Hairy Woodpeckers, adult males have red crowns, immature males have red napes
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