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American White Pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
Date: c. 1831
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Medium: Watercolor, graphite, gouache, black ink, and pastel with scraping and touches of glazing on paper, laid on card
Dimensions: Mat: 39 x 53 in. (99.1 x 134.6 cm) Sheet (paper): 25 7/8 × 38 5/8 in. (65.7 × 98.1 cm)
Description: Adult
Credit Line: Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Object Number: 1863.18.36
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Exhibitions:

"John James Audubon's Birds of North America: The Original Watercolors," New-York Historical Society, April 8-September 14, 1985; Audubon, traveling exhibition, 1993-95.

"Audubon's Aviary 2006," New-York Historical Society, March 16-May 7, 2006.