Pine Warbler (Dendroica pinus), Havell plate no. 140
Watercolor, graphite, pastel, gouache, and black ink on paper, laid on card
Paper: 18 5/16 x 11 9/16 in. (46.5 x 29.4 cm) Mat: 29 x 23 in. (73.7 x 58.4 cm)
Watermark: TURKEY MILLS / JWHATMAN / 1817
Inscribed at lower left in brown ink: "Drawn from Nature by John. J. Audubon / James Pirrie's Plantations Louisianna July 10th 1821 ---"; at lower center in graphite: "New Specie ---"; below in brown ink: "Pine Creeping Warbler. Male & femelle / Sylvia Pinus"; at lower right: "Plant J.R. Mason ---"; birds numbered in graphite lower and upper respectively: "1."; "2"; at upper right corner: "40"
Female, above; male, below
The background flora has been identified as Loblolly pine (Pinus taeda)
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.