Song Thrush - Turdus philomelos

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Common name: Song Thrush

Scientific name: Turdus philomelos

Accession number: 117

Materials: Watercolour on paper

When painted: 1831-1841

"..the song of the Thrush is poured forth from the summit of some granite block, shaggy with grey lichens, .. to me it is all-sufficient, for it enters into the soul, melts the heart into tenderness.."

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