Lantern Fly Print by Donovan, Art Prints, Natural History, Insect Illustration
Lantern Fly Print by E. Donovan, This fine-art reproduction is printed on heavy 216 gsm acid-free art paper. Handcrafted in USA when you order.
Note: Frames and mats are for display purposes only and are not included.
• SMALL: 5 x 7" print - fits standard 5 x 7" frame.
• MEDIUM: 8 x 10" - fits standard 8 x 10" frame.
• LARGE: 11 x 14" - fits standard 11 x 14" frame.
This colorful illustration of a Lantern Fly (Fulgora Pyrorhnchus), first appeared in "Insects of India", by Edward Donovan, in London, 1800. This book illustrated the natural history of the insects of India and the islands in the Indian seas. It contained 250 colorful insects. Interestingly, Donovan lived in London and made drawings of insects purchased mainly at auctions of specimens from voyages of exploration. He never traveled out of England.