Arctic Tern (Sterna paradisaea), Havell plate no. 250

Arctic Tern (Sterna paradisaea), Havell plate no. 250
Arctic Tern (Sterna paradisaea), Havell plate no. 250
Title
Arctic Tern (Sterna paradisaea), Havell plate no. 250
Date 
1833
Medium 
Watercolor, collage, graphite, gouache, pastel, black chalk, and black ink on paper, laid on card
Dimensions 
Paper: 21 9/16 x 14 5/8 in. (54.8 x 37.1 cm) Mat: 29 x 23 in. (73.7 x 58.4 cm)
Description 
Breeding plumage
Credit Line 
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Object Number 
1863.17.250
Inscriptions 
Inscribed at lower left in graphite: "No 50 -- 250 --"; to left of bill: "X" instructing the engraver to position the image on the copper plate
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group