Tufted Titmouse (Baeolophus bicolor), Havell plate no. 39
Watercolor, graphite, gouache, and black ink with touches of black chalk and glazing on paper, laid on card
Paper: 18 5/8 x 11 11/16 in. (47.3 x 29.7 cm) Mat: 29 x 23 in. (73.7 x 58.4 cm)
Watermark: TURKEY MILLS / JWHATMAN [reversed]
Inscribed at lower left in brown ink: "No 8. Plate 39."; at lower center: "Crested Titmouse male 1. F. 2. / Parus bicolor. / Plant Pinus Strobus."; birds numbered upper and lower respectively: "1"; "2"
Male above; female below
The background flora has been identified as White pine (Pinus strobus).
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.