[Abbot, John] 1751-1840 :[Two red beetles]. Georgia. [ca 1830]
Reference Number: E-265-q-017
Two almost identical red beetles, probably life-size at 13 mm. Elytra and head are red with black spots. The antennae are the same length as the elongated body. `Georgia' is written in pencil at the bottom centre of the page.Text in pencil on verso (upper) - `From Mr Abbot of Georgia, North America. The elytra [cov]ered with a fine down of white as are the underparts'. (Page trimmed, removing letters on the left).Text in pencil on verso (lower) - `From Georgia with the former & like it covered with the ...te [?]awn antennae composed of 11 joints [here follows a drawing] & thinly ...hed with small brown hair.' (Missing text on trimmed lefthand side of page).
[Swainson, William] 1789-1855 :[Entomological drawings and plates, all collected and some drawn by William Swainson, with many drawn by John Abbot of Georgia]. 1806, 1807, 1831., Reference Number E-265-q (7 digitised items)
Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Watercolour, 216 x 143 mm. Single art work
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