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Collection Nature Print Collection
Catalog Number 2015.2.2
Object Name Print
Description "Great Horned Caterpillar [Citheronia regalis (Fabricius) – horned devils caterpillar; Coccoloba diversifolia Jacq. – pigeon-plum], hand-colored engraving, Plate T94 from "The Natural History of Carolina, Florida, and the Bahama Islands, Volume 2, by Mark Catesby. Published in London, 1743.
Title Great Horned Caterpillar, Plate 94 from "The Natural History of Carolina, Florida, and the Bahama Islands," Vol. 2
Date 1743
Role of Creator Artist
Creator Catesby, Mark
Medium ink
Material paper
Technique engraving
Dimensions H-20.125 W-14.125 inches
Credit line Museum purchase, Ardath and Joel E. Rynning Acquisition Fund
Subjects Illustration, Botanical
Illustration, Entomological
Pigeon-Plum
Horned Devils Caterpillar