Canada Goose (Branta canadensis), Havell plate no. 277
Watercolor, graphite, pastel, black chalk, and black ink with scratching out on paper, laid on card
Paper: 29 5/8 x 21 9/16 in. (75.2 x 54.8 cm) Mat: 41 x 31 in. (104.1 x 78.7 cm)
Inscribed at lower center in graphite: "Hutchins's barnacle Goose. - / Anser Hutchinsii. Richard."; many erased inscriptions throughout
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
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