Winter Wren (Troglodytes troglodytes) and Rock Wren (Salpinctes obsoletus), Havell plate no. 360

Object Number: 
1820; 1833; Winter 1836-37
Watercolor, gouache, pastel, collage, and graphite with touches of black ink and selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Paper: 20 3/4 x 14 in. (52.7 x 35.6 cm) Mat: 29 x 23 in. (73.7 x 58.4 cm)
Inscribed at lower left in graphite[partially cut]: "No. 73 -- pl 360"; at lower left of center: "1 Male 2 Female 3 Young in Autumn -- / Winter Wren."; at lower right: "Plate 365 / Keep up to... B... processing..."; birds numbered in brown ink counterclockwise from lower left: "1"; "2"; "3."; verso inscriptions in brown ink illegible
Rock Wren, left center; Winter Wrens, remaining three
Gallery Label: 
Winter wren, lower right, Misssissippi river, 1820; other two winter wrens, Eastport, ME, 1833; Rock wren, center, Charleston, SC, winter 1836-1837
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