Roseate Tern (Sterna dougallii), Havell plate no. 240

Object Number: 
1863.17.240
Date: 
1832
Medium: 
Watercolor, collage, graphite, gouache, pastel, black chalk, and black ink on paper, laid on card
Dimensions: 
Paper: 21 9/16 x 14 5/8 in. (54.8 x 37.1 cm) Mat: 29 x 23 in. (73.7 x 58.4 cm)
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at lower left in graphite: "No 48. 240 --"; at lower right: "Rose coloured Tern ---"
Description: 
Breeding plumage
Gallery Label: 
Bird has been cut out and pasted on
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