Pomarine Jaeger (Stercorarius pomarinus), Havell plate no. 253
Watercolor, graphite, pastel, black chalk, black ink, and gouache with touches of glazing on paper, laid on card
Paper: 14 13/16 x 21 7/16 in. (37.6 x 54.5 cm) Mat: 23 x 29 in. (58.4 x 73.7 cm)
Inscribed at upper left in brown ink: "No 51--253"; at lower right in black ink: "JAGER / LESTRIS POMARINA. Temm. / No 51 pl 253."
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
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