Camberwell Beauties

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Our famous - and elusive - butterfly. Thought to have come to the area along with the timber imported from Scandinavia to the Surrey and Baltic Quays and then along the Surrey canal, it became a local symbol. It has remained an emblem for Camberwell, long after its local extinction and the loss of the factory that used it as a trade mark.

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English butterflies. A lot are now sadly almost extinct. The one at the bottom of the middle column is a now greatly endanged Camberwell Beauty.

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Pearly King Jim of camberwell & Bermondsey - photographed by Gillian Horsup - 2012.

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The Camberwell Beauty, Nymphalis Antiopa, also known as the Mourning Cloak or Grand Surprise. First discovered in Britain on Coldharbour Lane in 1748, very likely a Scandinavian immigrant. Adopted as the emblem of Samuel Jones & Co., a print merchant based near Southampton Way, in 1919, as a demonstration of the technique of printing multiple … Continue reading "Camberwell Beauty"

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dendroica: “ Camberwell Beauty by BioDivLibrary on Flickr. The butterflies of the British Isles. London :F. Warne,1906.. biodiversitylibrary.org/page/38718233 ”

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Camberwell Beauty Mural, Wells Way SE5 The mural is on the side of the old Camberwell Public Baths

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Cigarette Card - Camberwell Beauty Butterfly

Adkin's Cigarettes "Butterflies & Moths" (series of 50 issued in 1924) #37 Camberwell Beauty Butterfly

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Red spells danger and the Spiny Elm Caterpillar or Camberwell beauty (Nymphalis antiopa) has a series of red dots on its back to tell predators to back off. This, unlike most others in this collection, will turn in to a butterfly rather than a moth. Flannel Moth, Betula Pendula, Alien Plants, B Image, Chenille, Fantasy Series, Flora And Fauna, Black And White Colour, Nocturne

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Large magpie moth, Abraxas grossulariata, and Camberwell Beauty butterfly or grand surprise, Nymphalis antiopa. Handcoloured lithograph after an illustration by Moses Harris from "The Aurelian; a Natural History of English Moths and Butterflies," new edition edited by J. O. Westwood, published by Henry Bohn, London, 1840 Magpie, Natural History, Moth, Butterflies, Moose Art, English, London, Illustration, Nature

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Large magpie moth, Abraxas grossulariata, and Camberwell Beauty butterfly or grand surprise, Nymphalis antiopa. Handcoloured lithograph after an illustration by Moses Harris from "The Aurelian; a Natural History of English Moths and Butterflies," new edition edited by J. O. Westwood, published by Henry Bohn, London, 1840