Brown-headed Cowbird (Molothrus ater), Havell plate no. 99

Brown-headed Cowbird (Molothrus ater), Havell plate no. 99
Brown-headed Cowbird (Molothrus ater), Havell plate no. 99
Title
Brown-headed Cowbird (Molothrus ater), Havell plate no. 99
Date 
1824
Medium 
Watercolor, graphite, pastel, gouache, and black ink on paper, laid on card
Dimensions 
Paper: 11 5/8 x 19 in. (29.5 x 48.3 cm) Mat: 23 x 29 in. (58.4 x 73.7 cm)
Description 
Female, left; male, right
Credit Line 
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Object Number 
1863.17.99
Inscriptions 
Inscribed at lower left in brown ink[abraded]: "No 20. / Plate 99."; at left lower center: "Cow Bunting male 1. F. 2 / Icterus pecoris"; birds numbered right and left respectively: "1"; "2"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group