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Yellow-throated Warbler (Dendroica dominica), Havell plate no. 85

Yellow-throated Warbler (Dendroica dominica), Havell plate no. 85
Yellow-throated Warbler (Dendroica dominica), Havell plate no. 85
Title
Yellow-throated Warbler (Dendroica dominica), Havell plate no. 85
Date 
1821
Medium 
Watercolor, pastel, graphite, black ink, and gouache with selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Dimensions 
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)
Description 
Male
Credit Line 
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Object Number 
1863.17.85
Marks 
Watermark: TURKEY MILLS / JWHATMAN / 1818 [reversed]
Inscriptions 
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."
Gallery Label 
The background flora has been identified as Allegheny chinkapin (Castanea pumila).
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group