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American Black Duck (Anas rubripes), Havell plate no. 302
Date: c. 1832-34
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Medium: Watercolor, graphite, pastel, gouache, and black ink with scratching out on paper, laid on card
Dimensions: Mat: 38 × 52 in. (96.5 × 132.1 cm) Sheet (paper): 21 1/8 × 29 11/16 in. (53.7 × 75.4 cm)
Description: Male, left; female, right.
Credit Line: Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Object Number: 1863.17.302
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Inscribed: Birds numbered in graphite left and right respectively: "1"; "2"; verso inscriptions in brown ink very bold but illegible


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