Black-backed Woodpecker (Picoides arcticus), Havell plate no. 132
Watercolor, graphite, pastel, black chalk, black ink, and gouache with touches of scratching out and selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Paper: 29 3/16 x 21 in. (74.1 x 53.3 cm) Mat: 40 x 30 in. (101.6 x 76.2 cm)
Watermark: JWHATMAN / 182[?]
Inscribed at upper right corner: "32"; upper two birds numbered in graphite upper and lower respectively: "1"; "2"
Female, left; males, right
The background flora has been identified as Poison ivy (Rhus radicans)
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
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