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Black Guillemot (Cepphus grylle), Havell plate no. 219

Object Number: 
1863.17.219
Date: 
1833
Medium: 
Watercolor, graphite, black ink, and pastel with touches of gouache and glazing on paper, laid on card
Dimensions: 
Paper: 14 13/16 x 21 3/8 in. (37.6 x 54.3 cm) Mat: 23 x 29 in. (58.4 x 73.7 cm)
Marks: 
Watermark: JWHATMAN / 183[?]
Inscriptions: 
Birds numbered counterclockwise in graphite: "1"; "2"; "3"
Description: 
Adult, winter plumage, above; downy young, lower left; adult, breeding plumage, lower right
Gallery Label: 
Chick at left is probably the work of Audubon's son John
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