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

March 21, 2014 - May 26, 2014

Sandhill Crane (Grus canadensis), Havell plate no. 261

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Sandhill Crane (Grus canadensis), Havell plate no. 261
Sandhill Crane (Grus canadensis), Havell plate no. 261
Sandhill Crane (Grus canadensis), Havell plate no. 261
Title
Sandhill Crane (Grus canadensis), Havell plate no. 261
Date 
1832-33
Medium 
Watercolor, graphite, pastel, black chalk, and black ink with touches of gouache and selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Dimensions 
Paper: 38 x 25 5/16 in. (96.5 x 64.3 cm)Mat: 53 x 39 in. (134.6 x 99.1 cm)
Credit Line 
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Object Number 
1863.17.261
Marks 
Watermark: JWHATMAN / 1831 [reversed]
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group