White-crowned Pigeon (Patagioenas leucocephala), Havell plate no. 177
Watercolor, graphite, pastel, collage, black ink, and gouache with touches of metallic pigments, scratching out, and selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Paper: 29 3/16 x 21 1/16 in. (74.1 x 53.5 cm) Mat: 41 x 31 in. (104.1 x 78.7 cm)
Inscribed at upper right corner in graphite: "87"; birds numbered in gray ink right and left respectively: "1"; "2"
The background flora has been identified as Geiger tree (Cordia sebestena)
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.