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Bachman's Warbler (Vermivora bachmanii), Havell plate no. 185

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Bachman's Warbler (Vermivora bachmanii), Havell plate no. 185
Bachman's Warbler (Vermivora bachmanii), Havell plate no. 185
Title
Bachman's Warbler (Vermivora bachmanii), Havell plate no. 185
Date 
1833
Medium 
Watercolor, graphite, gouache, and black ink with scratching out on paper, laid on card
Dimensions 
Paper: 21 1/2 x 14 1/8 in. (54.6 x 35.9 cm)Mat: 29 x 23 in. (73.7 x 58.4 cm)
Description 
Male, above; female, below
Credit Line 
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Object Number 
1863.17.185
Marks 
Watermark: JWHATMAN / 1830
Inscriptions 
Inscribed at lower right in brown ink[in Maria Martin's hand?]: "Gordonia Pubescens"; at upper right corner in graphite: "85"
Gallery Label 
The background flora has been identified as Franklinia (Franlinia alatamaha); sightings of this bird have become extremely rare during the past half century
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group