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American White Pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)

Object Number: 
1863.18.36
Date: 
c. 1831
Medium: 
Watercolor, graphite, gouache, black ink, and pastel with scraping and touches of glazing on paper, laid on card
Dimensions: 
Paper: 25 7/8 x 38 5/8 in. (65.7 x 98.1 cm) Mat: 39 x 53 in. (99.1 x 134.6 cm)
Description: 
Adult
Gallery Label: 
The background flora has been identified as
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