1891 Plate XLI - Brown Hairstreak - Morris

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FRANCIS MORRIS

Plate XLI - Brown Hairstreak

BROWN HAIRSTREAK.
PLATE XLI.
Thecla betula,
Papilio bclula,
Lycana betula,
Strymon betula

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.