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Common Goldeneye (Bucephala clangula), Havell plate no. 342

Object Number: 
1863.17.342
Date: 
c. 1832-34
Medium: 
Watercolor, graphite, pastel, black chalk, and black ink on paper, laid on card
Dimensions: 
Paper: 21 1/4 x 29 11/16 in. (54 x 75.4 cm) Mat: 31 x 41 in. (78.7 x 104.1 cm)
Marks: 
Watermark: JWHATMAN / 1830
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at lower left in graphite: "Plate 342."; at lower left of center: "Golden eyed Duck / Male 1 -- Female 2. [cut]"; birds numbered left and right respectively: "1"; "2"
Description: 
Male, left; female, right
Credit Line: 
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group