Acadian Flycatcher (Empidonax virescens), Havell plate no. 144

Title:
Acadian Flycatcher (Empidonax virescens), Havell plate no. 144
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Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at lower center in brown ink: "Small green crested Flycatcher Male 1. F. 2. / Muscicapa acadica. / New Jersey May. J.J.A"; at lower right in graphite[erased]: "Laurel…"; birds numbered in brown ink upper and lower respectively: "1"; "2"; at upper right corner in graphite: "44"; erased inscriptions at lower left
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Date: 
1829
Medium: 
Watercolor, graphite, black ink, and gouache with touches of pastel and black chalk with selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Dimensions: 
Paper: 18 9/16 x 11 1/2 in. (47.1 x 29.2 cm) Mat: 29 x 23 in. (73.7 x 58.4 cm)
Classification: 
Date End: 
1 829
Description: 
Male, above; female, below
Credit Line: 
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Object Number: 
1863.17.144
Gallery Label: 
The background flora has been identified as Sassafras (Sassafras albidum)
Date Begin: 
1829
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group