Blackburnian Warbler (Dendroica fusca), Havell plate no. 134

Blackburnian Warbler (Dendroica fusca), Havell plate no. 134
Blackburnian Warbler (Dendroica fusca), Havell plate no. 134
Title
Blackburnian Warbler (Dendroica fusca), Havell plate no. 134
Date 
1829
Medium 
Watercolor, graphite, black chalk, and black ink with touches of pastel and gouache and selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Dimensions 
Paper: 18 7/16 x 11 9/16 in. (46.8 x 29.4 cm) Mat: 29 x 23 in. (73.7 x 58.4 cm)
Description 
Female, left; immature male, right
Credit Line 
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Object Number 
1863.17.134
Inscriptions 
Inscribed at lower left in graphite[erased]: "Great Pine Swamp / Aug 12th -- / J.J.A"; at lower center in brown ink: "Hemlock Warbler. Male 1. F. 2 / Sylvia parus. -- / Great Pine Swamp Augt 12th / J.J.A"; birds numbered lower and upper respectively: "1"; "2"; three lines erased at lower right: "...Warbler"; at upper right corner: "34"
Gallery Label 
The background flora has been identified as Mountain maple (Acer spicatum)
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group