MARIA SIBYLLA MERIAN
METAMORPHOSIS INSECTORUM SURINAMENSIUM
jan PIETER SLUYTER
(1675 - 17??)
published BY THE AUTHOR, AMSTERDAM 1705 PLATE XII
PLATE XII (12)
"Musa Serapionis" - Unidentified Moth on
IMAGE REF: MER001
As with all early 18th Century hand-coloured engravings, some
of the engraved lines by the applied colour is evident. This has
been left in
place so as to preserve the original character of the print. The
the flower are taken from a specimen at RHS., Wisley, Surrey, UK.
The moth has not been identified.