Water vole - Arvicola terrestris
Common name: Water vole
Scientific name: Arvicola terrestris
Accession number: 211
Materials: Watercolour on paper
When painted: 1832
Inscription on reverse: "Black Water Rat. Arvicola ater. From individuals sent from Aberdeenshire, one of them by the Revd Mr. Cowie of Carinie. Edinburgh, 1832. WMcG."