Marsh Wren (Cistothorus palustris)

Object Number: 
1863.18.7
Date: 
c. 1810-12
Medium: 
Pastel, watercolor, and graphite with touches of gouache and black ink on paper, laid on card with 1863.18.8
Dimensions: 
Paper: 16 9/16 x 10 1/2 in. (42.1 x 26.7 cm) Mat: 29 x 35 in. (73.7 x 88.9 cm)
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed in graphite and brown ink at lower center[over erased inscriptions]: "Wren Male & femelle -- alike / Certhia...[cut]"; at lower right in graphite: "No 47"
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