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White-crowned Pigeon (Patagioenas leucocephala), Havell plate no. 177

Object Number: 
1863.17.177
Date: 
1832
Medium: 
Watercolor, graphite, pastel, collage, black ink, and gouache with touches of metallic pigments, scratching out, and selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Dimensions: 
Paper: 29 3/16 x 21 1/16 in. (74.1 x 53.5 cm) Mat: 41 x 31 in. (104.1 x 78.7 cm)
Marks: 
Watermark: [cut]WHATMAN
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at upper right corner in graphite: "87"; birds numbered in gray ink right and left respectively: "1"; "2"
Description: 
Adults
Gallery Label: 
The background flora has been identified as Geiger tree (Cordia sebestena)
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