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Bush, Tracey

[Butterfly notebook].

Additional Title(s):

Glanville Fritillary

[Alverstoke] : [Trace Bush], [2014]
Physical Description:
[14] pages : illustrations ; 16 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N7433.4.L345 G53 2014
Yale Center for British Art, acquired with funds from the Bequest of Daniel S. Kalk
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Copyright Status:
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Title from artist's website.
"No two of these handsewn notebooks by Tracey Bush are the same! The dark blue Khadi covers are tied using hemp string on luggage tags which are rubber-stamped with an image of the 'Glanville Fritillary'. The Glanville Fritiallry is one of Britain's rarest butterflies. It is named after Eleanor Glanville c. 1651-1709 whose family contested her will under the grounds that 'no-one not deprived of their senses should go in pursuit of butterflyes'. The notebook has 14 pages, including lined paper, plain paper, handmade Khadi paper from India, a decorative sheet, and a glassine envelope containing a single handcut butterfly (each different)"--Artist's website, accessed July 12, 2018.
Subject Terms:
Artists' books -- Great Britain.
Butterflies in art.
Paper work -- Great Britain -- Specimens.
Women in natural history.
Artists' books.
Rubber stamp art.
Cut-paper works.

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