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Broad-winged Hawk (Buteo platypterus), Havell plate no. 91

Object Number: 
1863.17.91
Date: 
1829
Medium: 
Watercolor, graphite, black ink, gouache, pastel, and black chalk with selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Dimensions: 
Paper: 38 3/16 x 25 3/8 in. (97 x 64.5 cm) Mat: 53 x 39 in. (134.6 x 99.1 cm)
Marks: 
Watermark: JWHATMAN / TURKEY MILL
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at lower left in brown ink: "No 19. / Plate 91."; at lower center: "Broad-winged Hawk. Male 1. F. 2. / Falco Pennsylvanicus -- / Plant. Juglans porcina / Vulgo. Pig-nut"; birds numbered upper and lower respectively: "1"; "2"
Description: 
Male, above; female, below
Gallery Label: 
The background flora has been identified as Pignut (Carya glabra)
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