Gray Jay (Perisoreus canadensis), Havell plate no. 107
Watercolor, graphite, pastel, black chalk, black ink, and gouache with selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Paper: 29 3/8 x 21 1/16 in. (74.6 x 53.5 cm) Mat: 40 x 30 in. (101.6 x 76.2 cm)
Watermark: JWHATMAN / 182[?]
Inscribed at lower left in graphite: "Corvus Canadensis --- / Canada Jay / Sepr 26th -- / J.J.A"
Adults; male, above; female, below
The background flora has been identified as White oak tree (Quercus alba).
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.