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Herring Gull (Larus argentatus)

Herring Gull (Larus argentatus)
Title
Herring Gull (Larus argentatus)
Medium 
Watercolor, graphite, pastel, black chalk, and gouache with touches of black ink on paper, laid on card
Dimensions 
Paper: 20 7/8 x 29 1/8 in. (53 x 74 cm) Mat: 31 x 41 in. (78.7 x 104.1 cm)
Credit Line 
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Object Number 
1863.18.38
Inscriptions 
Inscribed at lower left in graphite: "49, 242"; at lower right[crossed out]: "Larus..."
Gallery Label 
The background flora has been identified as
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group