Dark-eyed Junco (Junco hyemalis), Havell plate no. 13

Object Number: 
1863.17.13
Date: 
1822
Medium: 
Watercolor, graphite, pastel, black ink, and black chalk with selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Dimensions: 
Paper: 19 1/8 x 11 3/4 in. (48.6 x 29.8 cm) Mat: 29 x 23 in. (73.7 x 58.4 cm)
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower left in graphite: "J. J. Audubon / February"; verso inscriptions in brown ink illegible
Description: 
Males
Gallery Label: 
The background flora has been identified as the Cotton gum (Nyssa aquatica).
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