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Harlan's Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis harlani), Havell plate no. 86

Object Number: 
1863.17.86
Date: 
c. 1829-30
Medium: 
Watercolor, graphite, pastel, black chalk, black ink, and gouache with scraping and selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Dimensions: 
Paper: 37 3/16 x 25 13/16 in. (94.5 x 65.6 cm) Mat: 39 x 53 in. (99.1 x 134.6 cm)
Marks: 
Watermark: JWHATMAN / TURKEY MILL
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at lower center in brown ink: "Black Warrior Male 1. F. 2. / Falco Harlani"; at lower right: "No 18. Plate 86. / John. J. Audubon / F.R.S. F.L.S. --"; birds numbered upper and lower respectively: "1"; "2"
Description: 
Male, above; female, below
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