25 June 2004
Blue Winged Yellow Warbler (Plate 20)
Blue-winged Warbler, Vermivora pinus
Engraved by R. Havell, Junr. Printed & Coloured by R. Havell, Senr.
Hand-colored engraving with aquatint and etching, on J Whatman Turkey Mill dated 1827, 1½-in. tear on left margin, 2 other tiny marginal tears, some minor surface soiling, otherwise in fine condition.
Plate: 19 5/8 x 12 1/8 in. (498 x 308 mm)
Sheet: 39¼ x 26 in. (994 x 660 mm)
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