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Black-bellied Plover (Pluvialis squatarola), Havell Plate 334 [only immature used]

Object Number: 
1863.18.35
Medium: 
Watercolor, graphite, pastel, and black ink with scraping on paper, laid on card
Dimensions: 
Paper: 14 7/8 x 21 3/16 in. (37.8 x 53.8 cm) Mat: 23 x 29 in. (58.4 x 73.7 cm)
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at upper left in graphite: "No 67. Plate 334. / Black bellied Plover"
Description: 
Adult, summer plumage; left; young, right. Immature bird was engraved for Havell plate #334
Gallery Label: 
These birds are now protected after their numbers declined drastically; The background flora has been identified as
Credit Line: 
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group