Sharp-shinned Hawk (Accipiter striatus), Havell plate no. 374

Object Number: 
1863.17.374
Date: 
c. 1836-37
Medium: 
Watercolor, graphite, pastel, black chalk, and black ink on paper, laid on card
Dimensions: 
Paper: 18 13/16 x 13 11/16 in. (47.8 x 34.8 cm) Mat: 29 x 23 in. (73.7 x 58.4 cm)
Marks: 
Watermark: JWHATMAN
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at lower left in graphite: "No 73. Slate-coloured Hawk. / Falco velox, Wils. / Male adult 1. Female 2. --"; at lower right: "Plate 364."; birds numbered upper and lower respectively: "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