Turkey Vulture (Cathartes aura), Havell plate no. 151
Watercolor, collage, graphite, pastel, black ink, and gouache with touches of glazing on paper, laid on card
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)
Watermark: JWHATMAN / 18(?) / TURKEY MILL
Adult male, above; immature, below
Lower young bird cut out and pasted below adult; tree trunk added to right in Havell engraving
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
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