Gray Kingbird (Tyrannus dominicensis), Havell plate no. 170
Watercolor, pastel, graphite, gouache, and black chalk with touches of black ink and selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Paper: 21 7/16 x 14 3/8 in. (54.5 x 36.5 cm) Mat: 35 x 27 in. (88.9 x 68.6 cm)
Inscribed at lower left in brown ink diagonally: "5 cut[each?] pinions f...o...lus"; at upper right corner in graphite: "70"
The background flora has been identified as Australian corkwood tree (Agati grandiflora), painted in early May 1832
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
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