Mole - Talpa europaea

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Common name: Mole

Scientific name: Talpa europaea

Accession number: 212

Materials: Watercolour on paper

When painted: April, 1831

Inscription on reverse: "Common Mole. Talpa Europaea. From a specimen found by Miss Robertson & Mrs MacGillivray. Tussilago Petasites. Edinburgh. 10th April, 1831. WMcG."

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