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

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Watercolor, graphite, black chalk, and black ink with touches of pastel and gouache and selective glazing on paper, laid on card
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)
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"
Female, left; immature male, right
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The background flora has been identified as Mountain maple (Acer spicatum)
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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