Greater Yellowlegs (Tringa melanoleuca), Havell plate no. 308

Object Number: 
1863.17.308
Date: 
1831-32
Medium: 
Watercolor, graphite, gouache, pastel, and black chalk with scraping and selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Dimensions: 
Paper: 14 7/8 x 24 5/16 in. (37.8 x 61.8 cm) Mat: 23 x 29 in. (58.4 x 73.7 cm)
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at upper left in graphite: "55-273"; at upper right: "62"
Description: 
Winter plumage
Gallery Label: 
George Lehman painted the Florida scene in the background and may have also helped with the yellowlegs
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