White-winged Scoter (Melanitta fusca), Havell plate no. 247

Object Number: 
1863.17.247
Date: 
1833
Medium: 
Watercolor, graphite, pastel, black chalk, and black ink with touches of gouache and selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Dimensions: 
Paper: 21 9/16 x 29 9/16 in. (54.8 x 75.1 cm) Mat: 38 × 52 in. (96.5 × 132.1 cm)
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at upper left in graphite: "No 50 - 247 --"
Description: 
Female, left; male, right
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