Whimbrel (Numenius phaeopus), Havell plate no. 237
Watercolor, graphite, pastel, and black ink with touches of gouache and selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Paper: 19 1/8 x 23 15/16 in. (48.6 x 60.8 cm) Mat: 27 x 35 in. (68.6 x 88.9 cm)
Inscribed at lower left in graphite: "Curlew / [three lines erased]"; at lower left of center: "Drawn from Nature / by John. J. Audubon"
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
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