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Hand painted butterflies from Chinese plates of butterflies

Finnin, Denis

American Museum of Natural History

American Museum of Natural History

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  • Title: Hand painted butterflies from Chinese plates of butterflies
  • Creator: Finnin, Denis
  • Subject: Rare books, Butterflies -- Pictorial works, Entomology, Insects -- Pictorial works
  • Specimen Location: American Museum of Natural History Library Rare Book Collection
  • Rights: Information on rights available at the repository.
  • Repository: American Museum of Natural History
  • Publisher: American Museum of Natural History Research Library
  • Note: Natural Histories: Extraordinary Rare Book Selections from the American Museum of Natural History Library
  • Medium: Paintings
  • Imprint: [between 1830 and 1871]
  • Identifier: b11896474_3
  • Description of Publication: 12 art originals : col. ; 20 x 32 cm., in album 25 x 38 cm.
  • Department / Discipline: Invertebrate Zoology
  • Date of Publication: [between 1830 and 1871]
  • Date: 2011
  • Cultural Context: Chinese
  • Coverage: China
  • 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scrapbooks, richly illustrated fragile and uniquely bound materials, limited and/or autographed editions; published and unpublished materials with special Museum association; materials of high monetary value; and rare books relevant to natural history, especially in those fields of interest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: RF-15-E
  • Book Title: [Chinese plates of butterflies]
  • Bibliographic Number: <a href="http://libcat1.amnh.org/record=b1189647" target="_blank">b11896474</a>
  • Author: Anonymous
  • Artist: Unknown

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