Tennessee Warbler (Vermivora peregrina), Havell plate no. 154
Watercolor, pastel, graphite, black ink, and gouache with selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Paper: 18 x 11 7/16 in. (45.7 x 29.1 cm) Mat: 29 x 23 in. (73.7 x 58.4 cm)
Watermark: TURKEY MILLS / JWHATMAN
Inscribed at lower left in brown ink: "Drawn from Nature by John. J. Audubon / James Pirrie's Plantation Louisana Octr 17th 1821"; at lower center: "Tennessee Warbler Male / Sylvia Peregrina"; at middle right in graphite[erased]: "Long / Julio[?]"; at upper right corner :"54"
The background flora has been identified as Dahoon (Ilex cassine).
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
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