Thick-billed Murre (Uria lomvia), Havell plate no. 245

Object Number: 
1863.17.245
Date: 
1833
Medium: 
Watercolor, graphite, pastel, and black chalk with touches of black ink and scratching out on paper, laid on card
Dimensions: 
Paper: 14 9/16 x 20 7/16 in. (37 x 51.9 cm) Mat: 23 x 29 in. (58.4 x 73.7 cm)
Marks: 
Watermark: JWHATMAN / 1830
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at lower left in graphite below head[erased]: "...the whites"; below tail feathers: "12...22"; erased inscriptions throughout
Description: 
Winter plumage
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