Watercolor, graphite, and gouache with touches of black chalk and black ink on paper, laid on card
Paper: 14 5/8 x 21 1/16 in. (37.1 x 53.5 cm)
Mat: 23 x 29 in. (58.4 x 73.7 cm)
Watermark: JWHATMAN / 1837 [reversed]
Inscribed at lower left in graphite: "No 86."; at lower center: "Western Duck"
Male; Havell plate no. 429 includes an immature duck inserted from watercolor 1863.18.37
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
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