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title-page / print

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1901,1014.89

  • Description

    Title-page to Jan Jonston, 'Historiae Naturalis de Insectis Libri III', Frankfurt: Merian Heirs, 1653; with various insects, including beetles, butterflies, spiders, slugs, dragonflies, etc. in a meadow. 1653
    Etching

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1653
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 290 millimetres
    • Width: 179 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Signed at lower right: 'M. Merian Jun. Invinter'.
        And lettered with title: 'HISTORIAE NATURAlis de Insectis Libri III ... Impensis Haeredum Merianuoru MDCLIII.'
  • Bibliography

    • Hollstein Undescribed bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (German XVIIc Unmounted Roy)

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Associated titles

    • Associated Title: Historiae Naturalis De Insectis Libri III (Frankfurt 1653)
  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1901

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1901,1014.89

Title-page to Jan Jonston, 'Historiae Naturalis de Insectis Libri III', Frankfurt: Merian Heirs, 1653; with various insects, including beetles, butterflies, spiders, slugs, dragonflies, etc. in a meadow.  1653  Etching

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Title-page to Jan Jonston, 'Historiae Naturalis de Insectis Libri III', Frankfurt: Merian Heirs, 1653; with various insects, including beetles, butterflies, spiders, slugs, dragonflies, etc. in a meadow. 1653 Etching

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