image courtesy of Wellcome Library, London | Licence: CC BY 4.0
image courtesy of Wellcome Library, London | Licence: CC BY 4.0

A flowering queen-flower (Lagerstroemia speciosa) with five glow-worms (Lampyris species) and a snake (Langaya species).

Date

22 October 1812

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Description

Coloured etching by J. Pass, c.1812

Inscription: Lagerstroemia, Lampyris, and Langaya. 1. royal Lagerstroemia 2.3. the common glow-worm 4 to 8. other species of Lampyris 9. the Langaya serpent. J. Pass sc.

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image courtesy of Wellcome Library, London

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Location

London, England

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