Abbot, John, 1751-1840 :Crosswort Frittilary butterfly. [ca. 1818]
Reference Number: E-272-f-017
Three brown and yellow butterflies, two shown in flight, and one feeding on a sunflower. According to the artist's notes 'Feeds on Crosswort and sun flower, frequents the Oak Woods of Burkes County but is not common'.
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: Letter from John Calhoun (AT 13/14/1, 12 November 2002) says that this is a copy by Abbot from his original drawing (made ca 1804). He also made a later drawing ca 1820, omitting the plant and the male butterfly.
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