1891 Butterfly Storage Case - Morris



Butterfly Storage Case

Setting Case, Store Box, Breeding Case, Bocket Box, Relaxing Jar, Chloroform Bottle, Digger, Sugar Tin, Insect on Turned Wood, Thread Spool, Box for Pill Boxes.

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.