Hermit Thrush (Catharus guttatus), Townsend's Solitaire (Myadestes townsendi), and Gray Jay (Perisoreus canadensis), Havell plate no. 419

Object Number: 
1863.17.419
Date: 
1836
Medium: 
Watercolor, graphite, pastel, and black ink on paper, laid on card
Dimensions: 
Paper: 21 1/4 x 14 9/16 in. (54 x 37 cm) Mat: 29 x 23 in. (73.7 x 58.4 cm)
Marks: 
Watermark: JWHATMAN / 1837
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at upper left in graphite: "Male Jan.y. 15th 1836 -- / Columbia River. --"; at upper right: "female bird -- / Columbia River / April 1836 --"
Description: 
Male Hermit Thrush, above; adult Townsend's Solitaire, center; immature Gray Jay, 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