Gray Jay (Perisoreus canadensis), Havell plate no. 107

Object Number: 
1863.17.107
Date: 
1829
Medium: 
Watercolor, graphite, pastel, black chalk, black ink, and gouache with selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Dimensions: 
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)
Marks: 
Watermark: JWHATMAN / 182[?]
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at lower left in graphite: "Corvus Canadensis --- / Canada Jay / Sepr 26th -- / J.J.A"
Description: 
Adults; male, above; female, below
Gallery Label: 
The background flora has been identified as White oak tree (Quercus alba).
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