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

Object Number: 
1863.17.364
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)
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"
Description: 
Female, above; males, upper right and lower left; immature, lower center
Gallery Label: 
The background flora has been identified as probably Mountain alder (Alnus crispa)
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