Instant Art Printable - Antique Butterflies and Moths
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.
Camberwell Beauty - Camberwell Blog
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 ”
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