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Killdeer (Charadrius vociferus), Havell plate no. 225

Object Number: 
1863.17.225
Date: 
c. 1821-25
Medium: 
Watercolor, graphite, pastel, and black ink with touches of gouache and glazing on paper, laid on card
Dimensions: 
Paper: 16 3/16 x 22 3/16 in. (41.1 x 56.4 cm) Mat: 23 x 29 in. (58.4 x 73.7 cm)
Inscriptions: 
Birds numbered in graphite left and right respectively: "1"; "2"; erased inscription at lower left[cut]: "...bird / ...-- / 17 / Wil..."
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