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Glaucous Gull - Larus hyperboreus

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Common name: Glaucous Gull

Scientific name: Larus hyperboreus

Accession number: 020

Materials: Watercolour on paper

When painted: March, 1837

Inscription on reverse: "Glaucous Gull or Burgomaster. Larus glaucus. From a specimen shot at Musselburgh, in February, 1837. Lent by Mr Macduff Carfrae. Edinburgh, 16th March, 1837. WMcG."

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