Key West Quail-Dove (Geotrygon chrysia), Havell plate no. 167

Object Number: 
1863.17.167
Date: 
1832
Medium: 
Watercolor, graphite, pastel, gouache, black ink, and collage with scratching out and selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Dimensions: 
Paper: 19 7/16 x 28 13/16 in. (49.4 x 73.2 cm) Mat: 31 x 41 in. (78.7 x 104.1 cm)
Inscriptions: 
Birds numbered left and right respectively in graphite: "1"; "2"
Description: 
Male, left; female, right
Gallery Label: 
The background flora has been identified as Railroad vine (Ipomoea pes-caprae) and Rubber vine (Echites umbellata); leaves in foreground pasted on
Credit Line: 
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group