Rock Ptarmigan - Lagopus mutus

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Common name: Rock Ptarmigan

Scientific name: Lagopus mutus

Accession number: 196

Materials: Watercolour on paper

When painted: October, 1831

Inscription on reverse: "Common Ptarmigan. Lagopus cinereus. Adult Male. From an individual purchased in the Edinburgh Market. October 1831. Edinburgh, October 1831. WMcG."

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