Great Auk - Pinguinus impennis
Common name: Great Auk
Scientific name: Pinguinus impennis
Accession number: 022
Materials: Watercolour on paper
When painted: July, 1839
Inscription on reverse: "Great Auk. Alca impennis. From a preserved specimen belonging to J.J. Audubon Esq, the same as that figured by him in his 341st plate. Edinburgh 6th July, 1839. WMcG."