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ITEM — Box: 12 Identifier: MS Am 21, MS Am 21.5, MS Am 21, (63)

Harle, femelle, commonly called Shell Duck. New York, , 1807 Jan. 28. Digital

Harle, femelle, commonly called Shell Duck. New York,  Digital Object
Harle, femelle, commonly called Shell Duck. New York, Digital Object

Dates

  • 1807 Jan. 28.

Physical Description

1 drawing : pastel, graphite, and ink on paper ; 48 x 69 cm.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Extent

4 linear feet (15 boxes and 1 volume)

General note

Depicts the female Common merganser (Mergus merganser) on the ground, with shells.

Signed J.J.L. Audubon.

Audubon no. 156.

Repository Details

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