Buff-breasted Sandpiper (Tryngites subruficollis), Havell plate no. 265

Buff-breasted Sandpiper (Tryngites subruficollis), Havell plate no. 265
Title
Buff-breasted Sandpiper (Tryngites subruficollis), Havell plate no. 265
Date 
c. 1834-35
Medium 
Watercolor, graphite, pastel, and black ink with scratching out on paper, laid on card
Dimensions 
Paper: 12 1/8 x 19 3/16 in. (30.8 x 48.7 cm) Mat: 23 x 29 in. (58.4 x 73.7 cm)
Description 
Female, left; male, right
Credit Line 
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Object Number 
1863.17.265
Marks 
Watermark: JWHATMAN
Inscriptions 
Inscribed at lower left in graphite[erased]: "...Sandpiper"; at lower left of center in brown ink[over erased graphite]: "BUFF BREASTED SAND-PIPER. / TRINGA RUFESCENS. Viell?"; at lower center: "Buff breasted Sandpiper / Male 1. Female 2."; at lower right: "Tringa rufescens, Viellot?"; birds numbered right and left respectively: "1"; "2"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group