Louisiana Waterthrush (Seiurus motacilla), Havell plate no. 19
Watercolor, graphite, and pastel with touches of gouache, black ink, and selective glazing and outlining with a stylus on paper, laid on card
Paper: 18 1/2 x 11 9/16 in. (47 x 29.4 cm)
Mat: 29 x 23 in. (73.7 x 58.4 cm)
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Inscribed at the lower left in brown ink: "Drawn from Nature by J.J. Audubon / Bayou Sarah Louisiana Sepr 27th 1821"; to right of lower center: "Louisiana Watter Thrush / Turdus Ludovicinius"
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