Little Blue Heron (Egretta caerulea), Havell plate no. 307; sketch of second bird
Watercolor, graphite, pastel, and black ink with touches of gouache, scratching out, and selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Paper: 20 3/8 x 28 15/16 in. (51.8 x 73.5 cm)
Mat: 31 x 41 in. (78.7 x 104.1 cm)
Adult, breeding plumage
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Watermark: JWHATMAN / 1830 [reversed]
Inscribed at upper right in graphite[cut]: "
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