Stilt Sandpiper (Calidris himantopus), Havell plate no. 344

Object Number: 
1863.17.344
Date: 
c. 1833
Medium: 
Watercolor, graphite, and black ink with scratching out and touches of glazing on paper, laid on card
Dimensions: 
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)
Inscriptions: 
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]"
Description: 
Summer plumage
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