Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica), Havell plate no. 173

Title:
Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica), Havell plate no. 173
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Inscriptions: 
Birds numbered in graphite left and right respectively: "1"; "2"; at upper right: "73"
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27 996
Date: 
1832
Medium: 
Watercolor, pastel, graphite, black ink, and gouache with scratching out, scraping, and selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Classification: 
Dimensions: 
Paper: 21 1/16 x 13 3/4 in. (53.5 x 34.9 cm) Mat: 29 x 23 in. (73.7 x 58.4 cm)
Date End: 
1 832
Description: 
Male, left; female, right
Credit Line: 
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Object Number: 
1863.17.173
Date Begin: 
1832
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Creative: Tronvig Group