Marbled Godwit (Limosa fedoa), Havell plate no. 238
Watercolor, collage, graphite, pastel, black ink, and black chalk on paper, laid on card
Paper: 14 5/8 x 21 1/2 in. (37.1 x 54.6 cm) Mat: 23 x 29 in. (58.4 x 73.7 cm)
Watermark: JWHATMAN [reversed]
Birds numbered in graphite left and right respectively: "1"; "2"; verso inscriptions in brown ink illegible
Bird with spread wings painted in LA in 1822; composition completed in Florida Keys probably in the Spring of 1832; two birds at lower right pasted on
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
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