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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

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

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Is owned by NYHS: 
Yes
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
Classification: 
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)
Exhibitions: 
Description: 
Adult, breeding plumage
Date End: 
1 832
Credit Line: 
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Object Number: 
1863.17.242
Date Begin: 
1832
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group