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Army worm caterpillar, Pseudaletia unipuncta, with painting of the lifecycle, Plate CXL from The Butterflies of North America by Titian Ramsay Peale

Finnin, Denis

American Museum of Natural History

American Museum of Natural History

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  • Title: Army worm caterpillar, Pseudaletia unipuncta, with painting of the lifecycle, Plate CXL from The Butterflies of North America by Titian Ramsay Peale
  • Creator: Finnin, Denis
  • Subject: Rare books, Butterflies, Lepidoptera -- North America -- Pictorial works, Pupae, Moths, Chrysalis, Caterpillars, Art, Painting, Entomology, Insects -- Pictorial works, Invertebrate Zoology
  • Rights: Information on rights available at the repository.
  • Repository: American Museum of Natural History
  • Publisher: American Museum of Natural History Library
  • Note: Natural Histories: The Butterflies of North America: Titian Peale's Lost Manuscript: Extraordinary Rare Book Selections from the American Museum of Natural History Library
  • Medium: Paintings
  • Imprint: Illustrated and described by Titian R. Peale
  • Identifier: b1083009_143
  • Description of Publication: 3 boxes (164 leaves of plates) : 127 ill. (125 col.) ; 33 cm. + 1 case ([145] leaves ; 37 cm.)
  • Department / Discipline: Entomology
  • Date of Publication: [1873-1885]
  • Date: 2014
  • Coverage: North America
  • Collection Title: Rare Book Collection
  • Collection Name: Rare Book Collection
  • Collection Description: The images of the Rare Book Collection highlight some of the art, illustrations, engravings, maps, and sketches from the over 14,000 rare materials housed at the Library. The Museum Library’s Rare Book Collection includes field diaries and scrapbooks, richly illustrated fragile and uniquely bound materials, limited and/or autographed editions; published and unpublished materials with special Museum association; materials of high monetary value; and rare books relevant to natural history, especially in those fields of interest at the Museum. This image collection commences with all of the artwork showcased in Natural Histories: Extraordinary Rare Book Selections from the American Museum of Natural History Library: Essays & Plates, a book edited by the Library’s Director, published in October, 2012.
  • Call Number: 20-D
  • Book Title: The butterflies of North America, diurnal Lepidoptera : whence they come, where they go, and what they do
  • Author: Peale, Titian Ramsay, 1799-1885
  • Artist: Peale, Titian Ramsay, 1799-1885

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