Sanderling (Calidris alba), Havell plate no. 230

Object Number: 
1863.17.230
Date: 
1824
Medium: 
Watercolor, graphite, black ink, and black chalk on paper, laid on card
Dimensions: 
Paper: 14 13/16 x 21 7/16 in. (37.6 x 54.5 cm) Mat: 23 x 29 in. (58.4 x 73.7 cm)
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at upper left? in graphite: "Plate 285"; at middle right: "arenaria"; at?; "...Bird."
Description: 
Winter plummage, left; breeding plumage, right
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