Watercolor, pastel, graphite, black ink, and gouache with selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Paper: 18 13/16 x 11 5/8 in. (47.8 x 29.5 cm)
Mat: 29 x 23 in. (73.7 x 58.4 cm)
Watermark: TURKEY MILLS / JWHATMAN / 1818 [reversed]
Inscribed at lower left in brown ink[over erased graphite]: "No 17. / Plate 85. / Yellow Throat Warbler Male / Sylvia Flavicollis[crossed out] pensilis / Castanea pumila / Vulgo Chink-apin. / Drawn from Nature by John. J. Audubon / Louisiana Augt 1821. F.R.S. - L.S."
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
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