Black-bellied Plover (Pluvialis squatarola), Havell plate no. 334 [with immature from 1863.18.35]
Watercolor, graphite, collage, pastel, black chalk, and black ink with selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Paper: 14 7/8 x 21 11/16 in. (37.8 x 55.1 cm)
Mat: 23 x 29 in. (58.4 x 73.7 cm)
Summer plumage, left; winter plumage, right; Havell plate #334 was composed by adding the immature bird from watercolor 1863.18.35 to the right side of this composition and shifting the upper bird left.
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Inscribed at upper left in graphite: "No 67. Plate 334 / Black bellied Plover --"; along upper left margin vertically: "4th Volume --"; horizontal and vertical graphite framing lines at top and right to indicate image placement on copper plate
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