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Wilson's Plover (Charadrius wilsonia), Havell plate no. 209
Date: 1832
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Medium: Watercolor, graphite, and pastel with touches of black ink and gouache, scraping, and selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Dimensions: Mat: 23 x 29 in. (58.4 x 73.7 cm) Sheet (paper): 14 11/16 × 21 9/16 in. (37.3 × 54.8 cm)
Description: Female, left; male, right.
Credit Line: Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Object Number: 1863.17.209
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Inscribed: Inscribed at center in graphite: "Take this figure at plate 284 / 3, Wilson's Plover / None of the ground"; left bird numbered: "2"


"John James Audubon's Birds of North America: The Original Watercolors," New-York Historical Society, April 8- September 14, 1985.