Semipalmated Sandpiper (Calidris pusilla), Havell plate no. 405

Object Number: 
1863.17.405
Date: 
1838
Medium: 
Watercolor, graphite, and black ink with traces of black chalk and scratching out on paper, laid on card
Dimensions: 
Paper: 14 1/2 x 18 1/2 in. (36.8 x 47 cm) Mat: 23 x 29 in. (58.4 x 73.7 cm)
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at middle right in graphite with an "X" and an arrow instructing the engraver to move the right bird higher in the engraving.
Description: 
Winter plumage
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