Common Raven (Corvus corax), Havell plate no. 101
Watercolor, pastel, black ink, gouache, and graphite with selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Paper: 35 13/16 x 25 7/16 in. (91 x 64.6 cm) Mat: 53 x 39 in. (134.6 x 99.1 cm)
Inscribed at lower left in graphite [erased]: "...Male Adult about 7..."; below in brown ink: "No 1. Plate 101."; at lower center: "Raven male adult. -- / Corvus Corax / Plant Juglans laciniosa / (Vulgo) Thick shell-bark Hickory."
The background flora has been identified as shellbark hickory (Carya laciniosa).
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
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