Boreal Chickadee (Poecile hudsonica), Havell plate no. 194

Title:
Boreal Chickadee (Poecile hudsonica), Havell plate no. 194
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Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at middle left in graphite: "Female"; at lower right of center: "Parus Hudsonicus --"; at lower right: "Labrador July 20th 1833 -- / opposite Island of Macatine -- / J.J.A."; at middle right: "Male"; birds numbered in brown ink clockwise from upper center: "1"; "3"; "2"
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Date: 
1833
Medium: 
Watercolor, graphite, pastel, black ink, and black chalk with touches of gouache on paper, laid on card
Dimensions: 
Paper: 21 3/16 x 14 1/8 in. (53.8 x 35.9 cm) Mat: 29 x 23 in. (73.7 x 58.4 cm)
Classification: 
Date End: 
1 833
Description: 
Adults, above; young, below
Credit Line: 
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Object Number: 
1863.17.194
Gallery Label: 
The background flora has been identified as probably Black chokeberry (Aronia melanocarpa); copper plate of engraving at the NY Botanical gardens
Date Begin: 
1833
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group