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MARIA SIBYLLA MERIAN (1647-1717)
METAMORPHOSIS INSECTORUM SURINAMENSIUM

ENGRAVED BY JOSEPH MULDER (1658 - 1728?)
,
COLOURED AND
published BY THE AUTHOR, AMSTERDAM 1705



PLATE V

                                                                                      
Print. Maria Sibylla Merian, Metamorphosis Insectorum Surinamensium, Plate 5. Cassava root with Tree Boa, Rustic Sphinx Moth and chrysalis of Tetria Sphinx Moth


PLATE V (5)
Cassava - Manihot esculenta
 with Rustic Sphinx Moth - Manduca rustica
Tree Boa - Corallus hortulanus
 and Chrysalis of Tetrio Sphinx Moth - Psuedosphinx tetrio

IMAGE REF: MER010

As with all early 18th Century hand-coloured engravings, some minor blocking-out
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.

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