Palm Warbler (Dendroica palmarum), Havell plate no. 163

Object Number: 
1863.17.163
Date: 
1831-32
Medium: 
Watercolor, graphite, and pastel with touches of gouache and black ink, and selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Dimensions: 
Paper: 21 1/2 x 14 7/16 in. (54.6 x 36.7 cm) Mat: 29 x 23 in. (73.7 x 58.4 cm)
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at lower right in graphite[erased]: "Sylvia Palmarum Young in Winter plumage with Old 2"; birds numbered upper and lower respectively: "1"; "2"
Description: 
Male, above; female, below
Gallery Label: 
The background flora has been identified as Orange tree (Citrus aurantium); twig at upper left possibly added later by Audubon
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