Text at top on stone:
No. 6. / Plate, XXX.
Text at bottom on stone:
Drawn from Nature by J.J. Audubon, F.R.S. F.L.S. / Arvicola Hispidus, Say & Ord. / Cotton Rat. / Natural Size. / Lith. Printed & Cold. by J.T. Bowen, Philada. 1843.
Marks and Labels
upper left verso in graphite by unknown hand: E1557 / $65.00; lower right verso in graphite by unknown hand: 5 (circled)
Robert Scott Wiles, Arlington, Virginia; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1973; acquired 2015 by the National Gallery of Art
- Audubon, John James and Rev. John Bachman. The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America. New York: John James Audubon, 1845-1848, pl. 30.