image MS_131_85
Image number: RS.16412
Credit: ©The Royal Society

A wasp and locust found in Jamaica

Date

1764

Creator

Andrew Peter Dupont (active 1764, d.1770), Artist

Object type

Archive reference number

Manuscript page number

p85

Material

Dimensions

height (paper): 208mm
width (paper): 201mm

Subject

Content object

Description

A Jamaican wasp and locust drawn on a tromp l'oeil effect paper and signed by Andrew Peter Dupont (d. 1770). The inscriptions below, 'Felton' in pencil and 'VI' in pen, tally with the fact that it was published as tab. 6 in Samuel Felton, 'An account of a singular species of wasp and locust', Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, vol. 54 (1764), pp. 53-56 (with the lettering: 'A P Dupont pinx[i]t and J. Mynde sc[ulpsit]').

Transcription

Signed at the bottom: A.P.Dupont Pinx:
in pencil: Felton in pen VI. Bottom right: 10 1/4 by 6
Transcribed by the Making Visible project

Object history

Samuel Felton, 'An account of a singular species of wasp and locust', Phil. Trans., vol. 54 (1764), pp. 53-56, tab. 6, signed 'A P Dupont pinxt and J. Mynde sc'.

Related Fellows

Henry Baker (1698-1774, British), Natural philosopher
Samuel Felton (d.1802)

Associated place

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