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Abbot, John, 1751-1840 :Peach tree sesia. [ca 1820]

Reference Number: E-272-f-037

Two transparent winged moths in flight with the pupa and caterpillar beside a branch of the peach tree in leaf and flower. According to artist's notes 'Feeds on the root of the peach tree, spun up in an oblong case formed of small pieces of the bark round the root of the trees 9th Aug. bred 6th Sep. Is not common'.

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

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 246 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-009999)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - top right: 21 [in pencil]

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