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Barrow's Goldeneye (Bucephala islandica). Havell plate no. 403

Barrow's Goldeneye (Bucephala islandica). Havell plate no. 403
Title
Barrow's Goldeneye (Bucephala islandica). Havell plate no. 403
Date 
1838
Medium 
Watercolor, graphite, pastel, and black ink with touches of gouache and glazing on paper, laid on card
Dimensions 
Paper: 16 13/16 x 23 1/16 in. (42.7 x 58.6 cm) Mat: 23 x 29 in. (58.4 x 73.7 cm)
Description 
Male, summer plumage
Credit Line 
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Object Number 
1863.17.403
Inscriptions 
Inscribed at lower left in graphite[erased]: "No 87. / Plate 403."; at center: "American Golden-eyed Duck. Summer plumage Aud. -- / Clangula americana. / Male --."; to right of tail: "16 feathers."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group