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House Wren (Troglodytes aedon), Havell plate no. 179

Object Number: 
1863.17.179
Date: 
1832
Medium: 
Watercolor, graphite, and gouache with touches of black ink and black pastel, and selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Dimensions: 
Paper: 19 1/8 x 12 13/16 in. (48.6 x 32.5 cm) Mat: 29 x 23 in. (73.7 x 58.4 cm)
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at upper right corner in graphite: "79"
Gallery Label: 
The background flora has been identified as Bluebead lily or Yellow clintonia (Clintonia borealis) and Bearberry or Kinnikinick (Artostaphylos uva-ursi)
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