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Yellow-throated Warbler (Setophaga dominica), Havell plate no. 85
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: 18 13/16 × 11 5/8 in. (47.8 × 29.5 cm)
Place made: North America, United States
Description: Male
Credit Line: Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Object Number: 1863.17.85
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Marks: Watermark: TURKEY MILLS / JWHATMAN / 1818 [reversed]
Inscribed: Inscribed at lower left in brown ink[over erased graphite]: "No 17. / Plate 85. / Yellow Throat Warbler Male / Sylvia Flavicollis[crossed out] pensilis / Castanea pumila / Vulgo Chink-apin. / Drawn from Nature by John. J. Audubon / Louisiana Augt 1821. F.R.S. - L.S."

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The background flora has been identified as Allegheny chinkapin (Castanea pumila).


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