Common Ground-Dove (Columbina passerina), Havell plate no. 182
Watercolor, graphite, pastel, black ink, and gouache with scratching out and selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Paper: 29 3/4 x 21 3/8 in. (75.6 x 54.3 cm) Mat: 41 x 31 in. (104.1 x 78.7 cm)
Watermark: JWHATMAN / 18[?] [reversed]
Males, upper three; female, lower left; young, lower right
The background flora has been identified as Wild orange (Citrus aurantium)
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
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