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2021

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Book Illustration, Metamorphosis insectorum Surinamensium (Metamorphosis of Insects of Surinam), Papaya with caterpillars

This is a Book Illustration. It was created by Maria Sibylla Merian and published by Jean Frédéric Bernard. It is dated 1730. Its medium is hand-colored engraving and etching on paper. It is a part of the Smithsonian Libraries department.

It is credited Collection of Smithsonian Institution Libraries.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 54 × 36.5 cm (21 1/4 × 14 3/8 in.)

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