Reverend Francis Orpen Morris

1891 Plate LXI - Silver-Studded Blue - Morris

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FRANCIS MORRIS

Plate LXI - Silver-Studded Blue

SILVER-STUDDED BLUE.
PLATE LXI.
Polyommatus Argus,
Alcippe,
Alcippe maritimus,
Papilio Argus,
Papilio Idas,
Papilio Argyrognomon,
Papilio Leodorus,
Papilio Argiades,
Hesperia Argus, Fabricius.
Hesperia Acreon, Fabricius,
Lycana Argus,
Lycmides Argus

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

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.