Wilson's Plover (Charadrius wilsonia), Havell plate no. 209

Wilson's Plover (Charadrius wilsonia), Havell plate no. 209
Wilson's Plover (Charadrius wilsonia), Havell plate no. 209
Title
Wilson's Plover (Charadrius wilsonia), Havell plate no. 209
Date 
1832
Medium 
Watercolor, graphite, and pastel with touches of black ink and gouache, scraping, and selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Dimensions 
Paper: 14 11/16 x 21 9/16 in. (37.3 x 54.8 cm) Mat: 23 x 29 in. (58.4 x 73.7 cm)
Description 
Female, left; male, right
Credit Line 
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Object Number 
1863.17.209
Inscriptions 
Inscribed at center in graphite: "Take this figure at plate 284 / 3, Wilson's Plover / None of the ground"; left bird numbered: "2"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group