European Greenfinch - Carduelis chloris

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Common name: European Greenfinch

Scientific name: Carduelis chloris

Accession number: 161

Materials: Watercolour on paper

When painted: November, 1830

Inscription on reverse: "Green Linnet. Linaria Chloris. Male, Female, and Young, on a twig of Acer pseudoplatanus. Edinburgh, November, 1830."

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