Tundra Swan (Cygnus columbianus), Havell plate no. 411
Watercolor, graphite, oil, black ink, black chalk, and white gouache[?] with touches of pastel and glazing on paper, laid on card
Paper: 24 3/16 x 37 13/16 in. (61.4 x 96 cm) Mat: 39 x 53 in. (99.1 x 134.6 cm)
Whistling swan from the New World and Bewick's swan from the Old World are now considered one species, and are known by the English name, Tundra swan
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
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