Ruddy Turnstone (Arenaria interpres), Havell plate no. 304

Object Number: 
1863.17.304
Date: 
1824
Medium: 
Watercolor, graphite, pastel, black ink, and gouache on paper, laid on card
Dimensions: 
Paper: 14 1/4 x 20 11/16 in. (36.2 x 52.5 cm) Mat: 23 x 29 in. (58.4 x 73.7 cm)
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at lower center in graphite: "Turn-stone, Male adult Spring plumage 1. Female -- do -- 2. / St...las...Illa[cut]"; birds numbered left and right respectively: "1"; "2"
Description: 
Breeding plumage, left; winter plumage, 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