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

White-crowned Pigeon (Patagioenas leucocephala), Havell plate no. 177
White-crowned Pigeon (Patagioenas leucocephala), Havell plate no. 177
Title
White-crowned Pigeon (Patagioenas leucocephala), Havell plate no. 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)
Description 
Adults
Credit Line 
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Object Number 
1863.17.177
Marks 
Watermark: [cut]WHATMAN
Inscriptions 
Inscribed at upper right corner in graphite: "87"; birds numbered in gray ink right and left respectively: "1"; "2"
Gallery Label 
The background flora has been identified as Geiger tree (Cordia sebestena)
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group