The World’s Oldest Butterfly

9.5cm X 14cm | Paper concertina, glassine envelope | Book
The World’s oldest pinned butterfly is a Bath White Butterfly, collected in Cambridge in 1702, it is now in the collection of the Oxford University Museum of Natural History.
This artist’s book celebrates this remarkable insect. Original drawings by Tracey Bush are screen-printed onto Canson paper. Additional text and images are hand stamped onto both sides of the folded book (4 pages each side) Unbound, in a glassine collector’s envelope.
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