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Red-breasted Nuthatch (Sitta canadensis), Havell plate no. 105

Object Number: 
1863.17.105
Date: 
1829
Medium: 
Watercolor, graphite, and pastel with touches of gouache and black ink, and selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Dimensions: 
Paper: 18 7/16 x 11 7/16 in. (46.8 x 29.1 cm) Mat: 29 x 23 in. (73.7 x 58.4 cm)
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at lower left in brown ink: "Red breasted Nuthatch / male 1. F. 2. / Sitta Canadensis. --"; at lower right: "No 21. Plate 105."; birds numbered upper and lower respecitvely: "1"; "2"
Description: 
Male, above; female, below
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