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Abbot, John, 1751-1840 :Papilio glaucus. [ca. 1816-1818]

Reference Number: E-272-f-008

Two butterlies in flight and one caterpillar on a stem of the Styrax Cavigata. According to the artist's notes 'Feeds on the Styrax Cavigata, Swamp Ash Hiccory. The catterpillar is very rare and the butterfly not common'

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Natural history drawings and Watercolours, related to Caterpillars and Butterflies.

Part of:
Abbot, John 1751-1840 :Original drawings of insects by J Abott. [1816?], Reference Number E-272-f (103 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Watercolour on cream wove paper 342 x 248 mm. Vertical imageSingle art work

Historical Notes: See: Parkinson, P.G. in Turnbull Library record, vol 11 no 1 May 1978.

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