Reverend Francis Orpen Morris

1891 Plate LXV - Brown Argus Blue - Morris

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FRANCIS MORRIS

Plate LXV - Brown Argus Blue

BROWN ARGUS BLUE.
DURHAM ARGUS. SCOTCH ARGUS.
PLATE LXV.
Polyommatus Agestis,
Polyommatus Salmani's,
Polyommatus Ariaxerxes,
Papilio Agestis,
Papilio Idas,
Papilio Medon,
Lycarta Ariaxerxes,
Lycarta Idas,
Agriades Agestis,
Argus Ariaxerxes,
Hesperia Ariaxerxes

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.