Hermit Thrush (Catharus guttatus), Townsend's Solitaire (Myadestes townsendi), and Gray Jay (Perisoreus canadensis), Havell plate no. 419
Watercolor, graphite, pastel, and black ink on paper, laid on card
Paper: 21 1/4 x 14 9/16 in. (54 x 37 cm)
Mat: 29 x 23 in. (73.7 x 58.4 cm)
Male Hermit Thrush, above; adult Townsend's Solitaire, center; immature Gray Jay, below
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Watermark: JWHATMAN / 1837
Inscribed at upper left in graphite: "Male Jan.y. 15th 1836 -- / Columbia River. --"; at upper right: "female bird -- / Columbia River / April 1836 --"
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