Whimbrel (Numenius phaeopus), Havell plate no. 237

Whimbrel (Numenius phaeopus), Havell plate no. 237
Title
Whimbrel (Numenius phaeopus), Havell plate no. 237
Date 
1821
Medium 
Watercolor, graphite, pastel, and black ink with touches of gouache and selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Dimensions 
Paper: 19 1/8 x 23 15/16 in. (48.6 x 60.8 cm) Mat: 27 x 35 in. (68.6 x 88.9 cm)
Credit Line 
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Object Number 
1863.17.237
Inscriptions 
Inscribed at lower left in graphite: "Curlew / [three lines erased]"; at lower left of center: "Drawn from Nature / by John. J. Audubon"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group