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Collection Nature Print Collection
Catalog Number 2015.2.3
Object Name Print
Description "Butterfly [Papilio glaucus (Linnaeus) – tiger swallowtail; Ptelea trifoliata L. – common hoptree, hop-tree]," hand-colored engraving, Plate T83 from "The Natural History of Carolina, Florida, and the Bahama Islands, Volume 2, by Mark Catesby. Published in London, 1743.
Title Butterfly, Plate 83 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
Hoptree
Tiger Swallowtail