Catching Night Moths, plate 25 from the Venationes Ferarum, Avium, Piscium series
Horizontal rectangle. The apiary is at right. In the foreground, the bee-masters are beating the bushes, driving out the moths hidden in them toward flaming lamps set up on the ground. At lower left: "I. Stradanus inv. C Galle sculp"; at lower right: "Phls Galle excud." Below: "MELLIFERIS INFESTI APIBUS SUNT PAPILIONES..."
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Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. A. W. Erickson
made in: Netherlands
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