Marsh Wren (Cistothorus palustris)
Pastel, watercolor, and graphite with touches of gouache and black ink on paper, laid on card with 1863.18.8
Paper: 16 9/16 x 10 1/2 in. (42.1 x 26.7 cm) Mat: 29 x 35 in. (73.7 x 88.9 cm)
Inscribed in graphite and brown ink at lower center[over erased inscriptions]: "Wren Male & femelle -- alike / Certhia...[cut]"; at lower right in graphite: "No 47"
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
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