Abbot, John, 1751-1840 :Transparent winged sesia. [ca 1820]
Reference Number: E-272-f-036
One transparent winged moth with the pupa and caterpillar shown on the leaf of the black haw. According to artist's notes 'Feeds on the black haw figured and flies in the day, sucking the blossoms of thistles, azaleas etc but is not very 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 246 mm. Vertical imageSingle art work
Historical Notes: See: Parkinson, P.G. in Turnbull Library record, vol 11 no 1 May 1978.
Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Use photographic copies in preference to original.
Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-009998)
Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - top right: 21 [in pencil]
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