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Butterflies

National Museum of American History

Butterflies

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Butterflies

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Blue butterflies and a fine framework of lines and dots on a grey ground.

Three Butterflies [verso: Four Butterflies]

Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

Butterflies

Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

Three Butterflies

Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

Three Butterflies

Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

Four Butterflies

Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

Two Butterflies

Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

Two Butterflies

Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

Three Butterflies

Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

Save Butterflies

Smithsonian Magazine

Two Butterflies

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Two highly stylized butterflies decorated in komon holes span out across a geometric diamond background.

The Butterflies

Anacostia Community Museum

Foreign butterflies / by James Duncan

Smithsonian Libraries
Reprint of the author's The natural history of foreign butterflies, 1837.

"Memoir of Lamarck": p. [15]-63.

Added engraved t.p. for the series, with imprint: London: H.G. Bohn.

Plates are hand-colored.

On spine: Naturalist's library. Insects, v. 4.

Butterflies on Stripes

Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum
Whenever I come across this paper I always stop and give it a second glance, not sure whether to love it or hate it. Twelve years later it still grabs my attention. Keep in mind this is an inexpensive machine printed paper. If you can disregard the stripes for a minute, the butterflies and roses...

Butterflies and grasses

Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

British butterflies / by James Duncan

Smithsonian Libraries
Reprint of the author's The natural history of British butterflies, 1835.

Added engraved t.p. for the series, with imprint.

"Memoir of Werner", p. [17]-40; translated from the EĢloge of Baron Cuvier.

On spine: Insects vol. II.

Some of the plates hand-colored.

Cat and Butterflies

Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

Girl with Butterflies #2

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Sweetpea Flower and Butterflies

Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

Seated Girl Watching Butterflies

Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

Butterflies, Lilies and Rock

Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

Grasses and Butterflies

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
In Japan, butterflies (choho) symbolizes a range of meanings from grace, good luck, marriage, and various transitioning throughout life. Butterflies represent the living as well as the dead. The human spirit transforms into a butterfly as they journey into eternal life. They also symbolize a young girl spreading her wings into womanhood. Additionally, two butterflies dancing together represents a happy marital status.
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