Yale Center for British Art

Bush, Tracey
Butterflies of Britain.
Alternate Title(s):
British butterflies
Published / Created:
[London] : [Tracey Bush], [2003]
Physical Description:
4 cut-paper butterflies ; in wooden box 11 x 14 x 5 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Three-Dimensional Artifacts
Each paper moth or butterfly is sewn together from layers of paper using a bookbinder's pamphlet stitch. Each specimen is affixed to the bottom of the wooden box by way of an entomological pin. The paper for the butterflies is cut from envelopes bearing stamps and postmarks from around Great Britain.
Subject Terms:
Artists' books -- Great Britain. | Butterflies in art. | Paper work -- Great Britain -- Specimens. | Women in natural history.
Artists' books -- Great Britain | Cut-paper works.