Townsend's Sandpiper Plate CCCCXXVIII
Engraving with Aquatint
18 x 16 in
This unique piece was part of a small number of prints that Audubon brought to America after his final return in 1839. In 1842, Audubon personally sold the prints to the third Earl of Caledon, an officer in the Coldstream Guards in Quebec.
You can find more information on the various Audubon editions here.