White-winged Crossbill (Loxia leucoptera), Havell plate no. 364

White-winged Crossbill (Loxia leucoptera), Havell plate no. 364
Title
White-winged Crossbill (Loxia leucoptera), Havell plate no. 364
Date 
1833
Medium 
Watercolor, graphite, pastel, black chalk, gouache, and black ink with touches of glazing on paper, laid on card
Dimensions 
Paper: 19 1/2 x 14 1/2 in. (49.5 x 36.8 cm) Mat: 29 x 23 in. (73.7 x 58.4 cm)
Description 
Female, above; males, upper right and lower left; immature, lower center
Credit Line 
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Object Number 
1863.17.364
Inscriptions 
Inscribed at lower left in graphite: "No 74[crossed out] 73 - pl 364"; at lower right[crossed out]: "Plate 368."; birds numbered in brown ink clockwise from lower left: "1"; "3"; "2."; "4"
Gallery Label 
The background flora has been identified as probably Mountain alder (Alnus crispa)
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group