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Swallow-tailed butterflies and twelve other insects: P.166-1943

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Swallow-tailed butterflies and twelve other insects
Diversae Insectorum


Attributed Hollar, Wenceslaus (Printmaker)

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Bought from the Print Duplicates Fund

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Method of acquisition: Bought (1943)


17th Century
Production date: AD 1647

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Paper Height 12.2 cm Width 18.5 cm

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Accession number: P.166-1943
Primary reference Number: 195269
New Hollstein (German): 1267
Pennington: 2178
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Created: Friday 12 April 2013 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 28 March 2021

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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