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

Object Number: 
1863.17.185
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)
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"
Description: 
Male, above; female, below
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
Credit Line: 
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Exhibitions: 
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group