Thick-billed Murre (Uria lomvia), Havell plate no. 245
Watercolor, graphite, pastel, and black chalk with touches of black ink and scratching out on paper, laid on card
Paper: 14 9/16 x 20 7/16 in. (37 x 51.9 cm) Mat: 23 x 29 in. (58.4 x 73.7 cm)
Watermark: JWHATMAN / 1830
Inscribed at lower left in graphite below head[erased]: "...the whites"; below tail feathers: "12...22"; erased inscriptions throughout
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
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