Double-crested Cormorant (Phalacrocorax auritus), Havell plate no. 257
Watercolor, pastel, graphite, gouache, and black ink with scraping and selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Paper: 29 5/16 x 21 3/8 in. (74.5 x 54.3 cm) Mat: 41 x 31 in. (104.1 x 78.7 cm)
Watermark: JWHATMAN / 1830
Inscribed at lower right in graphite, partially cut, erased and illegible; thumbprint visible in media
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
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