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ALBIN, Eleazar.

Untitled butterfly print.

Plate XLV. 'To Mrs Mary Goupy. This plate is humbly dedicated by Eleazar Albin'.

Published: London. 1747

Stock code: 64886

Price: £55

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Eleazar Albin (known from 1708 – c.1742) was an English naturalist and watercolourist illustrator who wrote and illustrated a number of books including A Natural History of English Insects (1720), A Natural History of Birds (1731–38) and The Natural History of Spiders and other Curious Insects (1736). Engraving from ‘Book of Butterflies & Insects’ Published by the author Eleazar Albin, and carefully coloured by his daughter and the artist, from the originals.

Size: 290 x 226 mm. Copper engraving. Hand coloured. Very good condition.

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