Reverend Francis Orpen Morris

1891 Plate I - Holly Blue - Morris

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FRANCIS MORRIS

Plate I - Holly Blue

HOLLY BLUE.
AZURE BLUE,
PLATE LIX.
Polyommatus Argiolus,
Papilio Argiolus,
Papilio Acts,
Papilio Cleobis,
Papilio Argus marginatus,
Agriades Argiolus,
Lycana Argiolus

 

1891
Lithograph, Hand Colored
Sheet Size 10 x 7 inches
Publisher: John C Nimmo, London
VG+ condition with light age toning

Francis Orpen Morris (25 March 1810 10 February 1893) was an 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.