Eastern Phoebe (Sayornis phoebe), Havell plate no. 120
Watercolor, graphite, pastel, black ink, and gouache with touches of glazing on paper, laid on card
Paper: 18 7/8 x 11 1/2 in. (47.9 x 29.2 cm) Mat: 29 x 23 in. (73.7 x 58.4 cm)
Birds numbered in graphite upper and lower respectively: "1"; "2"
Male, above; female, below
The background flora has been identified as apparently Sea-island cotton (Gossypium barbadense).
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.