Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus), Havell plate no. 31
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Inscribed at middle right in brown ink[on rock]: "White-headed Eagle Male adult / Falco Leucocephalus. -- "; at lower right: "Drawn from Nature by / John. J. Audubon / Little Prairie / Mississipi River"
Watercolor, graphite, pastel, and black ink with touches of gouache, scratching out, and selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Paper: 25 7/16 x 38 5/16 in. (64.6 x 97.3 cm)
Mat: 39 x 53 in. (99.1 x 134.6 cm)
Male, adult plumage feeding on a catfish
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
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