Olive-sided Flycatcher (Contopus borealis), Havell plate no. 174

Object Number: 
1863.17.174
Date: 
1832
Medium: 
Watercolor, graphite, pastel, and gouache with touches of black ink and selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Dimensions: 
Paper: 21 1/2 x 14 1/8 in. (54.6 x 35.9 cm) Mat: 29 x 23 in. (73.7 x 58.4 cm)
Inscriptions: 
Birds numbered in graphite lower and upper respectively: "1"; "2"; at upper right corner: "74"
Gallery Label: 
The background flora has been identified as Balsam fir (Abies balsamea) painted in Maine a few weeks later
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