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

Object Number: 
1863.17.173
Date: 
1832
Medium: 
Watercolor, pastel, graphite, black ink, and gouache with scratching out, scraping, and selective glazing on paper, laid on card
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)
Marks: 
Watermark: JWHATMAN / 1830
Inscriptions: 
Birds numbered in graphite left and right respectively: "1"; "2"; at upper right: "73"
Description: 
Male, left; female, right
Credit Line: 
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group