the insect illustrated was painted as:
now known as:
artist: Scott, Harriet (1832 - 1910)
Harriet and Helena Scott completed a magnificent collection of watercolour plates for their father A.W Scott's publication Australian Lepidoptera and Their Transformations (Vol I published 1864 and Vol II 1890-1898). These original plates of moths and butterflies were purchased by the Australian Museum in 1884 and are preserved in the Museum's Archives.
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