Black-crowned Night-Heron (Nycticorax nycticorax), Havell plate no. 236
Watercolor, gouache, black ink, graphite, pastel, and collage with scratching out and selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Paper: 25 7/16 x 37 7/8 in. (64.6 x 96.2 cm)
Mat: 39 x 53 in. (99.1 x 134.6 cm)
Adult, left; immature, right
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Watermark: JWHATMAN / 1831
Birds numbered in graphite at lower center in face: "1"; and at upper right: "2"
Mrs. John J. (Lucy Bakewell) Audubon
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