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Horned Puffin (Fratercula corniculata), Havell plate no. 293

Object Number: 
1863.17.293
Date: 
c. 1834-35
Medium: 
Watercolor, graphite, and pastel with touches of gouache on paper, laid on card
Dimensions: 
Paper: 14 13/16 x 21 7/16 in. (37.6 x 54.5 cm) Mat: 23 x 29 in. (58.4 x 73.7 cm)
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at lower center in graphite: "LARGE-BILLED PUFFIN. MORMON glacialis, Leach."; birds numbered left and right respectively: "1"; "2"
Description: 
Summer plumage
Gallery Label: 
Specimens were provided by John Gould, a distinguished bird artist
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