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Swallow-tailed butterflies and other insects, by Wenceslaus Hollar

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An image of Swallow-tailed butterflies and twelve other insects. Diversae Insectorum. Hollar, Wenceslaus, attributed (Czech, 1607-1677). Etching, height, paper, 12.2 cm, width, paper, 18.5 cm, 1647. Bohemian. Notes: From a set of seven plates and a title. Hollstein notes that the set is more coarsely etched that the earlier series (nos.913-924), and it is a possibility that the set is a copy.

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Swallow-tailed butterflies and twelve other insects. Diversae Insectorum. Hollar, Wenceslaus, attributed (Czech, 1607-1677). Etching, height, paper, 12.2 cm, width, paper, 18.5 cm, 1647. Bohemian. Notes: From a set of seven plates and a title. Hollstein notes that the set is more coarsely etched that the earlier series (nos.913-924), and it is a possibility that the set is a copy.

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  • Accession Number: P.166-1943
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/22.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H4D-31
  • Photographer name: Andrew Norman
  • Image height: 676 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 745.28kB
  • Exposure time: 1/125
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 22/1
  • Captured: 2016:01:19 11:05:40

Key words

17th Century beetles Bohemian bugs butterflies butterfly Czech diverse etching Fitz_PDP Hollar insects moths Other Keywords print swallow-tailed butterfly swallowtail butterfly wasps Wenceslas Hollar Wenceslaus Hollar

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