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Brown Creeper (Certhia americana) and Pygmy Nuthatch (Sitta pygmaea), Havell plate no. 415

Brown Creeper (Certhia americana) and Pygmy Nuthatch (Sitta pygmaea), Havell plate no. 415
Title
Brown Creeper (Certhia americana) and Pygmy Nuthatch (Sitta pygmaea), Havell plate no. 415
Date 
c. 1836
Medium 
Watercolor, collage, pastel, black chalk, graphite, and black ink with touches of gouache and selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Dimensions 
Paper: 19 1/2 x 12 3/8 in. (49.5 x 31.4 cm) Mat: 29 x 23 in. (73.7 x 58.4 cm)
Description 
Brown Creepers, above and left; Pygmy Nuthatches, right center
Credit Line 
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Object Number 
1863.17.415
Inscriptions 
Inscribed at lower left in graphite: "Brown Creeper / Certhia familiarus --"; at lower center: "No 83 -- Plate 415."; at lower right: "Sitta pygmea, Vigors. -- / North-west of America"; birds numbered in brown ink and graphite clockwise from upper right: "1"; "3"; "1 / 4"; "2 / 2"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group