Merlin (Falco columbarius), Havell plate no. 92

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c. 1825-29
Watercolor, graphite, pastel, black chalk, and gouache with touches of black ink, metallic pigment and glazing on paper, laid on card
Paper: 23 1/4 x 18 1/8 in. (59.1 x 46 cm) Mat: 35 x 27 in. (88.9 x 68.6 cm)
Inscribed at lower left in brown ink: "No 19. / Plate 92."; at lower center: "Pigeon Hawk Male 1. F. 2 -- / Falco columbarius--"; birds numbered upper and lower respectively: "1"; "2"; at upper right corner in graphite: "92"
Immature male, above; immature female, below
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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