Black-winged Stilt (Himantopus himantopus), Female
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Inscribed at upper right: Hematopus foemina.
Black ink, white lead pigment, watercolor, and gouache over black chalk on ivory paper, formerly laid on an album page
Overall: 16 7/8 x 11 5/16 in. (42.9 x 28.7 cm), irregular
Gift of Nathaniel H. Bishop
The Duke of Devonshire, Chatsworth, England; John Cassin, Philadelphia, 1869; M.Thomas & Sons, Philadelphia, 1872; Nathaniel H. Bishop, Toms River, New Jersey
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