Arctic Tern (Sterna paradisaea), Havell plate no. 250
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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
Watercolor, collage, graphite, gouache, pastel, black chalk, and black ink on paper, laid on card
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)
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
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