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American Tree Sparrow (Spizelloides arborea), Havell plate no. 188
Date: 1832
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Medium: Watercolor, graphite, and gouache with touches of pastel and black ink on paper, laid on card
Dimensions: Mat: 29 x 23 in. (73.7 x 58.4 cm) Sheet (paper): 21 1/2 × 14 7/16 in. (54.6 × 36.7 cm)
Credit Line: Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Object Number: 1863.17.188
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Inscribed: Inscribed at upper right corner in graphite: "88"

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The background flora has been identified as American barberry (Berberis canadensis).


"John James Audubon's Birds of North America: The Original Watercolors," New-York Historical Society, April 8- September 14, 1985.