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Chinese Butterflies, watercolor on paper, 1830-1871

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Chinese Butterflies, watercolor on paper, 1830-1871

[between 1830 and 1871]

Watercolors

12 paintings : watercolor on paper ; 20 x 32 cm., in album 25 x 38 cm.

Watercolors depicting 151 butterflies, on 12 cloth-framed sheets probably made of pith paper, mounted on leaves of silk-covered album. Inscribed on front paste-down: Mrs. Catharine A. Malcomson, with Fletcher Westray's compliments, 25 February 1871.

China

Caldwell, Harry R. Chinese Butterflies [bet. 1931 & '36].

[Chinese plates of butterflies] [art original]

RF-15-E

AMNH Special Collections: Photographic Transparency Collection, Transparency number:

American Museum of Natural History Library

Information on rights available at the repository.

Entomology

American Museum of Natural History

Citation

Unknown (artist), “Chinese Butterflies, watercolor on paper, 1830-1871,” AMNH Research Library | Digital Special Collections, accessed November 12, 2019, https://lbry-web-007.amnh.org/digital/index.php/items/show/44849.