Ivory Gull (Pagophila eburnea), Havell plate no. 287

Object Number: 
1863.17.287
Date: 
c. 1835
Medium: 
Watercolor, graphite, collage, black ink, and gouache with touches of glazing on paper, laid on card
Dimensions: 
Paper: 21 1/2 x 29 9/16 in. (54.6 x 75.1 cm) Mat: 38 × 52 in. (96.5 × 132.1 cm)
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at lower left of center in brown ink: "No 58." at lower center: "IVORY GULL, Lath. / LARUS EBURNEUS, Gm. Adult 1. Immature 2."; at lower right: "Plate 287."; at lower left in graphite[erased]: "No 58"; erased inscriptions in lower register
Description: 
Adult, left; immature, right
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