The great South Sea Caterpillar, transformed into a Bath Butterfly (Sir Joseph Banks) July 4th 1795

 
The great South Sea Caterpillar, transformed into a Bath Butterfly (Sir Joseph Banks) July 4th 1795
4 0 c m
 
31cm
actual image size: 23cm x 32cm

Description

Taken from the Philosophical Transactions for 1795. This insect first crawled into notice from among the Weeds & Mud on the Banks of the South Sea. & afterwards being placed in a Warm Situation by the Royal Society....Published July 4th 1795 by H Humphrey No.37 New Bond Street. Js Gy del et fecit.

Image Details

Image Reference
 
24669
Collection Reference
 
Hunt Vol II p.2
Original Width (mm)
 
250
Original Height (mm)
 
350
Collection Location
 
Bath Central Library

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