American Crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos), Havell plate no. 156
Watercolor, black ink, graphite, gouache, and pastel with selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Paper: 38 7/8 x 25 5/8 in. (98.7 x 65.1 cm) Mat: 53 x 39 in. (134.6 x 99.1 cm)
Inscribed at lower left in graphite[erased]: "Corvus corv... / Common Crow"; at lower right: "Guglant Nigra / (vulgo) Black Walnut"; at lower center to left of bird nest[erased]: "Humming bird"
The background flora has been identified as Black walnut (Juglans nigra)
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
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