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Yellow-billed Cuckoo (Coccyzus americanus), Havell plate no. 2

Object Number: 
1863.17.2
Date: 
c. 1821-22
Medium: 
Watercolor, graphite, pastel, black chalk, and black ink with touches of gouache and selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Dimensions: 
Paper: 19 5/16 x 24 1/8 in. (49.1 x 61.3 cm) Mat: 31 x 41 in. (78.7 x 104.1 cm)
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at upper right in graphite: "2"
Gallery Label: 
The background flora has been identified as pawpaw (Asimina triloba).
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