Broad bordered Bee Hawk Moth

Drawing from a bound album with 42 loose pages of illustrations of butterflies and moths. The label on the front inside cover is hand written in ink and reads, ‘British Butterflies and Moths drawn & painted by a Miss Harris, great aunt of the late Dr J Delpratt Harris (c. 1830)’. Dr J Delpratt Harris was an an ophthalmic surgeon and an early advocate for the use of X-rays in medical diagnostics in Exeter ( ).

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watercolour on paper
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Broad bordered Bee Hawk Moth
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Broad bordered Bee Hawk Moth; fuciformis
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Broad bordered Bee Hawk Moth