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American Black Duck (Anas rubripes), Havell plate no. 302

Object Number: 
1863.17.302
Date: 
c. 1832-34
Medium: 
Watercolor, graphite, pastel, gouache, and black ink with scratching out on paper, laid on card
Dimensions: 
Paper: 21 1/8 x 29 11/16 in. (53.7 x 75.4 cm) Mat: 38 × 52 in. (96.5 × 132.1 cm)
Inscriptions: 
Birds numbered in graphite left and right respectively: "1"; "2"; verso inscriptions in brown ink very bold but illegible
Description: 
Male, left; female, right
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