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Tennessee Warbler (Leiothlypis peregrina), Havell plate no. 154
Date: 1821
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Medium: Watercolor, pastel, graphite, black ink, and gouache with selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Dimensions: Mat: 29 x 23 in. (73.7 x 58.4 cm) Sheet (paper): 18 in. × 11 7/16 in. (45.7 × 29.1 cm)
Place made: North America, United States
Credit Line: Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Object Number: 1863.17.154
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Marks: Watermark: TURKEY MILLS / JWHATMAN
Inscribed: Inscribed at lower left in brown ink: "Drawn from Nature by John. J. Audubon / James Pirrie's Plantation Louisana Octr 17th 1821"; at lower center: "Tennessee Warbler Male / Sylvia Peregrina"; at middle right in graphite[erased]: "Long / Julio[?]"; at upper right corner :"54"

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The background flora has been identified as Dahoon (Ilex cassine).

Exhibitions:

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