Watercolor, graphite, pastel, black chalk, and black ink with selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Paper: 18 1/2 x 11 7/16 in. (47 x 29.1 cm)
Mat: 29 x 23 in. (73.7 x 58.4 cm)
Watermark: TURKEY MILLS / JWHATMAN
Inscribed at lower left in brown ink: "No 10. / Plate 49.[number crossed out in graphite] --"; below in graphite: "(119)"; below in brown ink: "Drawn from Nature by John. J. Audubon / James Pirries' Plantation Louisianna July 11th 1821."; at lower right: "Yellow Throated Vireo. -- Male -- / Vireo flavifrons. -- / Plant Vulgo Swamp Snow-ball. -- / Hydrangea quercifolia" [over earlier scratched out inscriptions in ink and graphite]; above in graphite[erased]: "Hydrangea quercifolia"; multiple erased and scratched out inscriptions in ink and graphite above, below, and beneath inscriptions in brown ink
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
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