Common Raven (Corvus corax), Havell plate no. 101

Object Number: 
1863.17.101
Date: 
1829
Medium: 
Watercolor, pastel, black ink, gouache, and graphite with selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Dimensions: 
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)
Inscriptions: 
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."
Description: 
Male
Gallery Label: 
The background flora has been identified as shellbark hickory (Carya laciniosa).
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