Blackpoll Warbler (Dendroica striata), Havell plate no. 133

Blackpoll Warbler (Dendroica striata), Havell plate no. 133
Blackpoll Warbler (Dendroica striata), Havell plate no. 133
Blackpoll Warbler (Dendroica striata), Havell plate no. 133
Title
Blackpoll Warbler (Dendroica striata), Havell plate no. 133
Date 
1821; 1829
Medium 
Watercolor, graphite, pastel, black chalk, black ink, collage, and gouache with scraping and selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Dimensions 
Paper: 18 5/8 x 11 1/2 in. (47.3 x 29.2 cm) Mat: 29 x 23 in. (73.7 x 58.4 cm)
Description 
Female, upper left; males, upper right and lower
Credit Line 
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Object Number 
1863.17.133
Marks 
Watermark: JWHATMAN / TURKEY MILLS / 1827
Inscriptions 
Inscribed at lower center in brown ink: "Black-poll Warbler male 1. F. 2 / Sylvia Striata. / New Jersey May."; at lower right in graphite: "Plant Peperridge"; birds numbered clockwise from lower center: "1"; "2"; "1"; at upper right corner: "33"; erased inscriptions at lower left
Gallery Label 
The background flora has been identified as Black gum (Nyssa sylvatica); male at bottom painted on April 24, 1821 and pasted onto the later painting
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group