Turkey Vulture (Cathartes aura), Havell plate no. 151

Object Number: 
1863.17.151
Date: 
1822
Medium: 
Watercolor, collage, graphite, pastel, black ink, and gouache with touches of glazing on paper, laid on card
Dimensions: 
Paper: 37 3/4 x 26 1/16 in. (95.9 x 66.2 cm) Mat: 53 x 39 in. (134.6 x 99.1 cm)
Marks: 
Watermark: JWHATMAN / 18(?) / TURKEY MILL
Description: 
Adult male, above; immature, below
Gallery Label: 
Lower young bird cut out and pasted below adult; tree trunk added to right in Havell engraving
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