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American Tree Sparrow (Spizella arborea), Havell plate no. 188

Object Number: 
1863.17.188
Date: 
1832
Medium: 
Watercolor, graphite, and gouache with touches of pastel and black ink on paper, laid on card
Dimensions: 
Paper: 21 1/2 x 14 7/16 in. (54.6 x 36.7 cm) Mat: 29 x 23 in. (73.7 x 58.4 cm)
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at upper right corner in graphite: "88"
Gallery Label: 
The background flora has been identified as American barberry (Berberis canadensis)
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