Semipalmated Sandpiper (Calidris pusilla), Havell plate no. 405
Watercolor, graphite, and black ink with traces of black chalk and scratching out on paper, laid on card
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)
Inscribed at middle right in graphite with an "X" and an arrow instructing the engraver to move the right bird higher in the engraving.
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
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