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Audubon’s Aviary: Parts Unknown (Part II of The Complete Flock)

March 21, 2014
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May 26, 2014

Brown Pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis), Havell plate no. 251

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Is owned by NYHS: 
Yes
Date: 
1832
Medium: 
Watercolor, graphite, pastel, black ink, gouache, and black chalk with scraping and selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Dimensions: 
Paper: 37 5/8 x 26 3/16 in. (95.6 x 66.5 cm)Mat: 53 x 39 in. (134.6 x 99.1 cm)
Exhibitions: 
Classification: 
Description: 
Summer plumage
Date End: 
1 832
Credit Line: 
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Object Number: 
1863.17.251
Gallery Label: 
The background flora has been identified as mangrove (Rhizophora mangle)
Date Begin: 
1832
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group