Piping Plover (Charadrius melodus), Havell plate no. 220

Object Number: 
1863.17.220
Date: 
1833
Medium: 
Watercolor, graphite, and black ink with touches of pastel and black chalk, and selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Dimensions: 
Paper: 14 11/16 x 21 1/16 in. (37.3 x 53.5 cm) Mat: 23 x 29 in. (58.4 x 73.7 cm)
Inscriptions: 
Birds numbered right and left in graphite: "1"; "2"; several lines erased at upper right: "M... / B... / ...June 18...[cut] / But..."
Description: 
Breeding plumage; female, left; male, right
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