image lydekker r_royal natural history_v6_p127
Image number: RS.10847
Credit: © The Royal Society

‘Beetles in a flood’

Date

c.1896

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height (print): 225mm
width (print): 165mm

Subject

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nature
   > animal
      > insect
nature
   > plant

Description

Composite study of varieties of coleoptera reaching high points on twigs, rocks and leaves in a flooded rural landscape.

Plate facing p.127 in the book The royal natural history edited by Richard Lydekker...vol.6 (Frederick Warne, London 1896).

Not signed or inscribed by artist or printer. Title appears below the image: ‘BEETLES IN A FLOOD’.

Richard Lydekker (1849-1915) British naturalist was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1894.

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