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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

Tricolored Heron (Egretta tricolor), Havell plate no. 217

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27 823
Is owned by NYHS: 
Yes
Date: 
1832
Medium: 
Watercolor, graphite, pastel, gouache, white lead pigment, and black ink with scratching out and selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Dimensions: 
Paper: 21 1/2 x 29 1/2 in. (54.6 x 74.9 cm)Mat: 30 x 40 in. (76.2 x 101.6 cm)
Exhibitions: 
Classification: 
Description: 
Adult, breeding plumage
Date End: 
1 832
Credit Line: 
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Object Number: 
1863.17.217
Gallery Label: 
The background flora has been identified as Royal palms (Roystonea elata)
Date Begin: 
1832
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group