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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

Black-throated Mango (Anthracothorax nigricollis), Havell plate no. 184

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Is owned by NYHS: 
Yes
Date: 
c. 1832
Medium: 
Watercolor, graphite, gouache, black ink, and gold-colored metallic pigment with selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Dimensions: 
Paper: 21 1/8 x 13 13/16 in. (53.7 x 35.1 cm)Mat: 29 x 23 in. (73.7 x 58.4 cm)
Exhibitions: 
Classification: 
Description: 
Females, lower right and center; males, upper center, right, and left
Date End: 
1 832
Credit Line: 
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Object Number: 
1863.17.184
Gallery Label: 
The background flora has been identified as Trumpet creeper or Bignonia (Campsis radicans); this bird is a South American native
Date Begin: 
1832
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group