Turkey Vulture (Cathartes aura), Havell plate no. 151

Turkey Vulture (Cathartes aura), Havell plate no. 151
Turkey Vulture (Cathartes aura), Havell plate no. 151
Turkey Vulture (Cathartes aura), Havell plate no. 151
Title
Turkey Vulture (Cathartes aura), Havell plate no. 151
Date 
1822
Medium 
Watercolor, collage, graphite, pastel, black ink, and gouache with touches of glazing on paper, laid on card
Dimensions 
Paper: 37 3/4 x 26 1/16 in. (95.9 x 66.2 cm) Mat: 53 x 39 in. (134.6 x 99.1 cm)
Description 
Adult male, above; immature, below
Credit Line 
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Object Number 
1863.17.151
Marks 
Watermark: JWHATMAN / 18(?) / TURKEY MILL
Gallery Label 
Lower young bird cut out and pasted below adult; tree trunk added to right in Havell engraving
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group