Roseate Tern (Sterna dougallii), Havell plate no. 240
Watercolor, collage, graphite, gouache, pastel, black chalk, and black ink on paper, laid on card
Paper: 21 9/16 x 14 5/8 in. (54.8 x 37.1 cm) Mat: 29 x 23 in. (73.7 x 58.4 cm)
Inscribed at lower left in graphite: "No 48. 240 --"; at lower right: "Rose coloured Tern ---"
Bird has been cut out and pasted on
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
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