White-crowned Sparrow (Zonotrichia leucophrys), Havell plate no. 114
Pastel, watercolor, graphite, and gouache with touches of black ink on paper, laid on card
Paper: 16 7/16 x 10 1/2 in. (41.8 x 26.7 cm) Mat: 29 x 23 in. (73.7 x 58.4 cm)
Watermark: JWHATMAN / 180[?]
Inscribed at lower left in graphite: "Pl. 192.[crossed out] / (114)"; below in brown ink: "No 62 / Henderson Ky. 1814 / Octr 13th. / Summer grape --- / [cut]"; at lower right: "White Crowned Bunting A.W. / Emberiza leucophrys --- / White Crowned Sparow. A. Wilson ---- / drawn by J.J.Audubon --"
Adult, above; immature, below
The background flora has been identified as Summer or Pigeon grape (probably Vitis aestivalis)
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.