154f: Nuttal's Lesser Marsh Wren, Plate 175
AUDUBON, John James (1785-1851) Havell Edition (1827 - 1838) Plate prepared , printed and colored by Robert Havell Jr. (1793- 1898) Plate dimension format: small; paper dimensions: 38 x 25 1/4 inches. Text above image: "No. 35", left and "PLATE CLXXV', right. Text below image: "Drawn from Nature by J.J. Audubon F.R.S. F.L.S.", left and "Engraved, Printed and Coloured by R. Havell 1833", right. Plate legend text:" Nutall's lesser-marsh Wren, / TROGLODITES BREVIROSTRIS. / Male, 1. Female, 2."; no variants. The preparatory "Painting and plate depict two birds perched on a nest in a clump of grass. In Boston on August 14, 1832, Audubon wrote to a friend that he had finally drawn the rare Marsh Wren he had sought."