Gray Catbird (Dumetella carolinensis), Havell plate no. 128
Watercolor, pastel, black chalk, gouache, graphite, and black ink with selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Paper: 18 13/16 x 11 9/16 in. (47.8 x 29.4 cm) Mat: 35 x 27 in. (88.9 x 68.6 cm)
Inscribed at upper right corner in graphite: "28"; erased inscriptions at lower left
Male, above; female, below
The background flora has been identified as Blackberry (probably Rubus argutus)
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.