Carolina Chickadee (Poecile carolinensis), Havell plate no. 160
Watercolor, graphite, black ink, gouache, and pastel with scratching out and selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Paper: 18 3/16 x 11 1/2 in. (46.2 x 29.2 cm) Mat: 29 x 23 in. (73.7 x 58.4 cm)
Watermark: TURKEY MILLS / JWHATMAN
Inscribed at lower left in graphite: "May 3, 1822 --"
The background flora has been identified as Supplejack vine (Berchemia scandens)
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
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