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Anna's Hummingbird (Calypte anna), Havell plate no. 425
Date: 1838
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Medium: Watercolor, graphite, gouache, and black ink with selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Dimensions: Mat: 29 x 23 in. (73.7 x 58.4 cm) Sheet (paper): 21 3/8 × 14 7/16 in. (54.3 × 36.7 cm)
Description: Males, upper four; female, lower center.
Credit Line: Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Object Number: 1863.17.425
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Marks: Watermark: JWHATMAN / 1830
Inscribed: Inscribed at lower center in graphite: "Trochilus anna, Lesson."; at lower right: "1. Males -- / 2. Females & nest.--"; birds numbered inside circles clockwise from the upper center: "1"; "2"; "1[without circle]"; "5"; "3"; "4"; "1[without circle]"

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 2005," New-York Historical Society, February 15-March 20, 2005.