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Pied-billed Grebe (Podilymbus podiceps), Havell plate no. 248

Object Number: 
1863.17.248
Date: 
1821
Medium: 
Watercolor, gouache, oil, graphite, and black ink with selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Dimensions: 
Paper: 14 7/16 x 21 3/8 in. (36.7 x 54.3 cm) Mat: 23 x 29 in. (58.4 x 73.7 cm)
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at upper right in graphite, erased[cut]: "...Length of ... / from bill to end of feet 18. Inches --- / Weight 15 onces ---"
Description: 
Winter plumage, left; breeding plumage, right
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