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

March 21, 2014 - May 26, 2014

Snowy Egret (Egretta thula), Havell plate no. 242

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Snowy Egret (Egretta thula), Havell plate no. 242
Snowy Egret (Egretta thula), Havell plate no. 242
Snowy Egret (Egretta thula), Havell plate no. 242
Title
Snowy Egret (Egretta thula), Havell plate no. 242
Date 
1832
Medium 
Watercolor, gouache, and graphite with scraping and selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Dimensions 
Paper: 29 5/16 x 21 3/8 in. (74.5 x 54.3 cm)Mat: 41 x 31 in. (104.1 x 78.7 cm)
Description 
Adult, breeding plumage
Credit Line 
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Object Number 
1863.17.242
Marks 
Watermark: JWHATMAN / 1830
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group