Red-throated Loon (Gavia stellata), Havell plate no. 202
Watercolor, pastel, graphite, gouache, white lead pigment, and black ink with scratching out and touches of glazing on paper, laid on card
Paper: 21 1/2 x 29 5/8 in. (54.6 x 75.2 cm) Mat: 30 x 40 in. (76.2 x 101.6 cm)
Birds numbered from left to right in graphite: "2"; "4"; "3"; "1"
Left to right: male, adult winter plumage; chick; female, adult summer plumage; male, summer plumage
The background flora has been identified as Insectivorous pitcher plant (Saracenia purpurea)
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.