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Bush, Tracey

[British butterflies]

[London?] : [Tracey Bush], [2003]
Physical Description:
1 folded sheet ([12] p.) : ill. ; 9 x 60 cm, folded to 9 x 5 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N7433.4.B87 B74 2003 Flat
Yale Center for British Art, Friends of British Art Fund
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Copyright Status:
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Accordion folded sheet of rough hand-made paper, with the shapes of six small scissors-cut butterflies stitched in at the inner folds. The paper for the butterfly shapes is derived from small fragments of envelopes bearing various forms of British postage stamps and postmarks. Butterflies are identified at the bottom of each page, in pen and brown ink (presumably in the artist's hand).
The accordion folded paper is sandwiched between plain paper boards at either end, the upper of which bears a first class British stamp and postmark. The item may be tied shut with hemp strings attached to both boards.
BAC: British Art Center copy Canceled stamp mounted on front cover: Lancashire. 23 Nov 2001, 4:15 PM, South Laker.
Subject Terms:
Artists' books -- Great Britain.
Butterflies in art.
Paper work -- Great Britain -- Specimens.
Women in natural history.
Artists' books.
Accordion fold format (Binding)

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