Summary

Watercolour illsutrations (D230, D231) of teh Imperial White Butterfly, Delias harpalyce, by Arthur Bartholomew, 25 Jul 1861, published as part of Plate 9 in The Prodromus of the Zoology of Victoria by Frederick McCoy.

This illustration forms part of the much larger Prodromus Collection. Many of the original illustrations in the collection informed the production of the two volume work 'The Prodromus of the Zoology of Victoria', Museum Victoria's first major publication commencing in 1878.

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Imperial White Butterfly, Delias harpalyce (Donovan) by Arthur Bartholomew. Drawing, pencil, watercolour, ink and varnish on paper, 25 July 1861, 20cm x 10cm. Drawing for Plate 9 in The Prodromus of the Zoology of Victoria by Frederick McCoy.

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