Pectoral Sandpiper (Calidris melanotos)
Watercolor, pastel, graphite, and black chalk with selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Paper: 9 13/16 x 16 11/16 in. (24.9 x 42.4 cm) Mat: 23 x 29 in. (58.4 x 73.7 cm)
Inscribed at lower left in graphite: "45 / Ohio…[illegible] / ...16...et--"; at upper right: "Tringa pectoralis, Au[cut] / Orn. Vol. 3."
The background flora has been identified as
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
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