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Sharp-tailed Grouse (Tympanuchus phasianellus), Havell plate no. 382
Date: 1836-37
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Medium: Watercolor, oil, graphite, pastel, black ink, and gouache with scratching out and touches of glazing on paper, laid on card
Dimensions: Mat: 31 x 41 in. (78.7 x 104.1 cm) Sheet (paper): 20 3/8 × 29 5/16 in. (51.8 × 74.5 cm)
Place made: North America, United States, Charleston
Description: Adults
Credit Line: Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Object Number: 1863.17.382
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Marks: Watermark: JWHATMAN / 18[?]
Inscribed: Inscribed at lower right in graphite: "Sharp-Tailed Grous. male 1. Female 2 --"; birds numbered right and left respectively: "1"; "2"


"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.