Gadwall (Anas strepera)

Object Number: 
1863.18.17
Date: 
1821
Medium: 
Watercolor, pastel, black chalk, graphite, and touches of black ink on paper, laid on card
Dimensions: 
Paper: 17 11/16 x 22 7/16 in. (44.9 x 57 cm) Mat: 27 x 35 in. (68.6 x 88.9 cm)
Inscriptions: 

Inscribed at lower center in graphite[erased]: "Female Gadwall Duck --- / [cut]New Orleans Nov, 10th 1821.---"; at upper right: "Weight 25[cut] / Length -- 16[cut] / Bl...32[cut]"

Description: 

Female

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