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Northern Hawk-Owl (Surnia ulula), Havell plate no. 378

Object Number: 
1863.17.378
Date: 
1836-37
Medium: 
Watercolor, graphite, and pastel with touches of gouache and black ink, and selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Dimensions: 
Paper: 29 1/8 x 20 13/16 in. (74 x 52.9 cm) Mat: 35 x 27 in. (88.9 x 68.6 cm)
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at lower left in graphite: "No 73 Plate 362."; at lower right diagonally: "An Old / Rotten Stick ---"; birds numbered upper and lower respectively: "1"; "2"
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