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Glossy Ibis (Plegadis falcinellus), Havell plate no. 387

Object Number: 
1863.17.387
Date: 
c. 1836-37
Medium: 
Watercolor, graphite, pastel, and black ink with touches of gouache on paper, laid on card
Dimensions: 
Paper: 22 1/2 x 32 11/16 in. (57.2 x 83 cm) Mat: 33 x 43 in. (83.8 x 109.2 cm)
Marks: 
Watermark: JWHATMAN / 1830 [reversed]
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at lower left of center in brown ink: "No 78. Plate 387."; at lower right of center: "Glossy Ibis -- / Ibis falcinellus. male adult."; at lower right: "J.J.A."
Description: 
Male, adult plumage
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