Northern Gannet (Morus bassanus), Havell plate no. 326

Object Number: 
1863.17.326
Date: 
1833
Medium: 
Watercolor, graphite, pastel, black chalk, black ink, collage, and gouache with scratching out and scraping on paper, laid on card
Dimensions: 
Paper: 24 3/4 x 37 11/16 in. (62.9 x 95.7 cm) Mat: 39 x 53 in. (99.1 x 134.6 cm)
Marks: 
Watermark: JWHATMAN / 1831 [reversed]
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at lower left of center in graphite: "No 66 326"; at lower center: "Gannet"; at lower right: "No 65"
Description: 
Immature, front; adult, behind
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