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Abbot, John, 1751-1840 :Great meadow brown butterfly. [ca. 1816-1818]

Reference Number: E-272-f-013

Three butterflies, two brown with yellow spotted wings shown in flight, and one creamish brown feeding on the grass. According to the artist's notes `The brown meadow butterfly feeds on the grass figured, and other grasses. Frequents the pine woods etc. and is not common'.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Natural history drawings and Watercolours, related to Joshua & Thomas Gilpin (Firm, Pennsylvania), Grasses 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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Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-009959)

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