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Yellow Warbler (Dendroica petechia), Havell plate no. 95

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Watercolor, graphite, gouache, and white lead pigment with touches of black ink on paper, laid on card
Paper: 18 7/8 x 11 11/16 in. (47.9 x 29.7 cm) Mat: 29 x 23 in. (73.7 x 58.4 cm)
Watermark: TURKEY MILLS / JWHATMAN / 1817
Inscribed at lower left in brown ink: "No 19. / Plate 95."; at lower center: "Blue-eyed yellow Warbler -- / Sylvia AEstiva / Plant. -- Wisterea"; below in graphite[erased]: "Blue Eyed-…; along lower edge in graphite[erased] in a different hand: "Wisterea …cilla"; at lower right in graphite[erased]: "…Mason"; erased inscriptions in lower register
Adult male
Gallery Label: 
The background flora has been identified as Wisteria (Wisteris frutescens or Wisteria macrostachya)
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