Reverend Francis Orpen Morris

1891 Plate I - Swallow-tail - Morris

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FRANCIS MORRIS

Plate I - Swallow-tail

SWALLOW-TAIL.
PLATE I.
Papilio Machaon,
Papilio Regina,
Jasonides Machaon,
Amaryssus Machaon

1891
Lithograph, Hand Colored
Sheet Size 10 x 7 inches
Publisher: John C Nimmo, London
VG+ condition with soilding to lower margin

Francis Morris (25 March 1810 10 February 1893), Irish clergyman, notable ornithologist and entomologist and as the author of many children's books and books on natural history and heritage buildings.
Through working with Benjamin Fawcett (1808–1893), a local printer who was arguably the most accomplished of nineteenth century woodblock colour printers and illustrater Alexander Francis Lydon (1836–1917), Morris was able to create a several great works on natural history.