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

Yellow-billed Cuckoo (Coccyzus americanus), Havell plate no. 2
Yellow-billed Cuckoo (Coccyzus americanus), Havell plate no. 2
Yellow-billed Cuckoo (Coccyzus americanus), Havell plate no. 2
Title
Yellow-billed Cuckoo (Coccyzus americanus), Havell plate no. 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)
Credit Line 
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Object Number 
1863.17.2
Inscriptions 
Inscribed at upper right in graphite: "2"
Gallery Label 
The background flora has been identified as pawpaw (Asimina triloba).
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group