Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos), Havell plate no. 221
Watercolor, graphite, pastel, gouache, black ink, and collage with touches of gold metallic pigment and selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Paper: 25 5/8 x 38 3/8 in. (65.1 x 97.5 cm) Mat: 39 x 53 in. (99.1 x 134.6 cm)
Two male birds numbered in graphite: "1"; two female birds numbered[in leaf below]: "2"
Males left rear and right front; others, females
plants in foreground were drawn separatly and pasted on
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
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