Stilt Sandpiper (Calidris himantopus), Havell plate no. 344
Watercolor, graphite, and black ink with scratching out and touches of glazing on paper, laid on card
Paper: 13 3/8 x 19 13/16 in. (34 x 50.3 cm) Mat: 23 x 29 in. (58.4 x 73.7 cm)
Inscribed at lower left in graphite: "No 69 -- Plate 344"; at lower center: "Long legged Sandpiper. Tringa himantopus, Bonap."; at middle right: "12 Tail[cut]"
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
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