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

Object Number: 
1863.17.99
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)
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"
Description: 
Female, left; male, right
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