Prairie Warbler (Dendroica discolor), Havell plate no. 14

Prairie Warbler (Dendroica discolor), Havell plate no. 14
Prairie Warbler (Dendroica discolor), Havell plate no. 14
Title
Prairie Warbler (Dendroica discolor), Havell plate no. 14
Date 
1821
Medium 
Watercolor, graphite, pastel, black ink, and gouache on paper, laid on card
Dimensions 
Paper: 18 11/16 x 11 11/16 in. (47.5 x 29.7 cm) Mat: 29 x 23 in. (73.7 x 58.4 cm)
Description 
Female above; male below
Credit Line 
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Object Number 
1863.17.14
Marks 
Watermark: TURKEY MILLS / JWHATMAN / 18[?]
Inscriptions 
Inscribed at lower left in graphite: "No. 3--"; below in brown ink: "Drawn from Nature by John. J. Audubon / Bayou Sarah Louisianna Sepr 5th 1821"; at lower left of center in brown ink: "Prairie Warblers Male & femalle / Sylvia Minuta"; at lower right in graphite[two lines erased]: "F... / ..."
Gallery Label 
The background flora has been identified as Sedge (possibly Cyperus strigosus).
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group