Papua New Guinea
Unknown Artist (English School)
From an album of Original Watercolor Drawings of Butterflies and Moths on Vellum - Papilia Genus (23 pages illustrating 99 numbered butterflies, moths and pupae from Surinam, China, India and Europe, each insect drawn and painted on vellum, cut and mounted, with torsos in relief, accompanied by extensive manuscript notes in two distinct hands, some with backgrounds in the form of shadows or plants, feelers applied in pen and ink)..
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