Hooded Warbler (Wilsonia citrina), Havell plate no. 110; sketch of seed pod

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Watercolor, graphite, pastel, black ink, and gouache with selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Paper: 17 5/8 x 11 3/4 in. (44.8 x 29.8 cm) Mat: 29 x 23 in. (73.7 x 58.4 cm)
Inscribed at lower left in brown ink: "Drawn from Nature by John. J. Audubon / Louisianna August 11th 1821."; at lower right: "Hooded Fly Catcher Femelle / Muscicapa Cucullata."; at upper right in graphite: "fruit red / Pod brown"; at upper right corner: "10"; erased inscriptions throughout
Female, left; male, right
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The background flora is unidentifiable; male added to watercolor at a later date
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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