Study of a Foot for the Great Black-backed Gull (Larus marinus), Havell plate no. 241

Object Number: 
1863.18.28
Date: 
1832
Medium: 
Watercolor and graphite on paper
Dimensions: 
Paper: 11 1/4 x 8 7/8 in. (28.6 x 22.5 cm) Mat: 29 x 23 in. (73.7 x 58.4 cm)
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at the upper right in black ink: "Foot of Larus Marinus / Boston 31. dec. 1832."
Description: 
Foot study added to Plate 241
Gallery Label: 
Other version 1863.17.241b- foot of great black-backed gull; The background flora has been identified as
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