25 June 2004
Golden Plover (Plate CCC)
American Golden-Plover, Pluvialis dominica
Hand-colored engraving with aquatint and etching, on J Whatman dated 1836, diagonal creases along top and bottom margins just crossing platemark at top, two small tears and a few other tiny nicks at edges, top margin slightly discolored at edge.
Plate: 14 5/8 x 20 3/8 in. (373 x 517 mm)
Sheet: 26 11/16 x 39 5/8 in. (678 x 1005 mm)
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