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Creator:
Print made by John Harris the elder, 1767–1832, British
after John Abbot, 1751–ca. 1840, British
Title:

Phalaena Aceris. Acer Rubrum (Grey Maple Moth, Red Maple), Plate 93 from James Edward Smith, the 'Natural History of the Rarer Lepidopterous Insects of Georgia', London, 1797

Additional Title(s):

Red Maple

Part Of:

Collective Title: The Natural History of the Rare Lepidopterious insects of Georgia, London: 1797. Volume 2

Date:
1797
Medium:
Engraving with original hand coloring on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 16 x 12 1/4 inches (40.6 x 31.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered upper center: "93"; center: "Ino. Harris Sculp"; lettered below image: "Phalaena aceris. | Acer rubrum."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of John D. Viener, Yale AB 1961
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2011.20.4
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
botany | butterfly | caterpillar | chrysalis | plant | red maple | science | still life | tree
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:63604
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