Vaccination Policy

All visitors ages 12 and older must show proof of full vaccination against COVID-19. Visitors ages 5–11 must show proof of one dose. Read more >

Wilson's Warbler (Wilsonia pusilla), Havell plate no. 124

Object Number: 
Watercolor and graphite with touches of gouache, pastel, and black ink, and selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Paper: 18 1/4 x 11 1/2 in. (46.4 x 29.2 cm) Mat: 29 x 23 in. (73.7 x 58.4 cm)
Watermark: JWHATMAN / TURKEY MILLS / 18[?]7
Inscribed at lower left in brown ink[over erased graphite inscription]: "Green black capt Flycatchers / male 1. F. 2. / New Jersey Sepr 22d -- / J.J.A" birds numbered in graphite lower and upper respectively: "1"; "2"; at upper right: "24"; erased inscriptions throughout
Female, above; male, below
Gallery Label: 
The background flora has been identified as Turtlehead or Snakehead (Chelone glabra)
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