Eastern Meadowlark (Sturnella magna), Havell plate no. 136
Watercolor, graphite, gouache, pastel, collage, and black ink with selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Paper: 36 5/8 x 26 1/16 in. (93 x 66.2 cm) Mat: 53 x 39 in. (134.6 x 99.1 cm)
Birds numbered clockwise from middle right in graphite: "1"; "2"; "2"; "1"
The background flora has been identified as Downy false foxglove (Aureolaria virginica); bird at lower right cut out of an earlier work and pasted on to this composition
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.