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

March 21, 2014 - May 26, 2014

Atlantic Puffin (Fratercula arctica), Havell plate no. 213

Is owned by NYHS: 
Yes
Atlantic Puffin (Fratercula arctica), Havell plate no. 213
Title
Atlantic Puffin (Fratercula arctica), Havell plate no. 213
Date 
1833
Medium 
Watercolor, graphite, gouache, black ink, and black pastel with touches of glazing on paper, laid on card
Dimensions 
Paper: 14 1/2 x 21 7/16 in. (36.8 x 54.5 cm)Mat: 23 x 29 in. (58.4 x 73.7 cm)
Description 
Summer plumage
Credit Line 
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Object Number 
1863.17.213
Marks 
Watermark: JWHATMAN / TURKEY MILL
Inscriptions 
Birds numbered in graphite right and left respectively: "1"; "2"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group