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Wilson's Warbler (Wilsonia pusilla), Havell plate no. 124

Wilson's Warbler (Wilsonia pusilla), Havell plate no. 124
Wilson's Warbler (Wilsonia pusilla), Havell plate no. 124
Wilson's Warbler (Wilsonia pusilla), Havell plate no. 124
Title
Wilson's Warbler (Wilsonia pusilla), Havell plate no. 124
Date 
1829
Medium 
Watercolor and graphite with touches of gouache, pastel, and black ink, and selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Dimensions 
Paper: 18 1/4 x 11 1/2 in. (46.4 x 29.2 cm) Mat: 29 x 23 in. (73.7 x 58.4 cm)
Description 
Female, above; male, below
Credit Line 
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Object Number 
1863.17.124
Marks 
Watermark: JWHATMAN / TURKEY MILLS / 18[?]7
Inscriptions 
Inscribed at lower left in brown ink[over erased graphite inscription]: "Green black capt Flycatchers / male 1. F. 2. / New Jersey Sepr 22d -- / J.J.A" birds numbered in graphite lower and upper respectively: "1"; "2"; at upper right: "24"; erased inscriptions throughout
Gallery Label 
The background flora has been identified as Turtlehead or Snakehead (Chelone glabra)
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group