Brown Pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis), Havell plate no. 421
Watercolor, oil graphite, pastel, black chalk, and black ink with scratching out on paper, laid on card
Paper: 23 1/2 x 37 1/8 in. (59.7 x 94.3 cm) Mat: 39 x 53 in. (99.1 x 134.6 cm)
Watermark: JWHATMAN / 18[?] [reversed]
Immature. Background may have been added later.
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
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