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Rock Ptarmigan (Lagopus muta), Havell plate no. 368

Object Number: 
1863.17.368
Date: 
c. 1836-37
Medium: 
Watercolor, graphite, oil, gouache, black ink, pastel, and black chalk with touches of glazing on paper, laid on card
Dimensions: 
Paper: 13 7/8 x 21 1/4 in. (35.2 x 54 cm) Mat: 23 x 29 in. (58.4 x 73.7 cm)
Inscriptions: 
Birds numbered in graphite from right to left: "1"; "2"; "3"
Description: 
Male, winter plumage, right; males, summer plumage, center and left
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