Helena SCOTT, study of a caterpillar for 'Australian Lepidoptera' Enlarge 1 /1

Helena SCOTT

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1832 – Harris Park, New South Wales, Australia 1910

study of a caterpillar for 'Australian Lepidoptera' [Loranthus, on the small Melaleuca or Tea Tree] 28 March 1849 Place made: Ash Island, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, watercolours, painting in watercolour over drawing in black pencil Support: thin smooth buff wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark

Primary Insc: not signed. Dated lower right in brown ink, 'March 26th 1849'. Titled lower right in brown ink, 'Loranthus, on the small Melaleuca or Tea Tree / Ash Island'.
Dimensions: image 26.8 h x 21.4 w cm sheet 27.2 h x 21.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2010
Accession No: NGA 2010.1124
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Hordern House Rare Books, Sydney, 2010.