Rock Dove - Columba livia

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Common name: Rock Dove

Scientific name: Columba livia

Accession number: 024

Materials: Watercolour on paper

When painted: Autumn, 1836

Inscription on reverse: "Rock Dove. Columba Livia. Adult Female and Young. From two individuals from Cantyre, presented by Dr MacDonald of Ballysher. Edinburgh, autumn of 1836."

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