Zenaida Dove (Zenaida aurita), Havell plate no. 162

Object Number: 
1863.17.162
Date: 
1832
Medium: 
Watercolor, graphite, pastel, black chalk, gouache, and black ink with selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Dimensions: 
Paper: 29 3/16 x 21 in. (74.1 x 53.3 cm) Mat: 41 x 31 in. (104.1 x 78.7 cm)
Marks: 
Watermark: JWHATMAN
Inscriptions: 
Birds numbered in graphite lower and upper respectively: "1"; "2"; at upper right in graphite: "62[5?]"; at center: "Bill dark under / m... / wings brown edges with pale blue..."; at lower left: "deep carmine"
Gallery Label: 
The background flora has been identified as Pond-apple or Alligator-apple tree (Anona glabra)
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