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Please note: West Building is now closed through October 7, 2022, to complete an exciting reinstallation of the People’s Collection. During this time enjoy free exhibitions on view in East Building, indoor and outdoor events and programming, and the 164-acre Museum Park. We’re excited to welcome visitors back to a new Museum experience starting October 8, 2022. Learn more about the opening weekend celebration.

The Birds of America, Plate #284: “Purple Sandpiper”

Title The Birds of America, Plate #284: “Purple Sandpiper”
Date: 1827—1838
Dimensions: (paper) 40 x 26 in. (101.6 x 66.0 cm)
Credit Line: Transfer from the North Carolina State Library
Object Number: G.74.27.3/284
Classification: Prints
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