London, South Kensington
28 October 2007
THE 5TH EARL OF HAREWOOD'S BUTTERFLY COLLECTION
A LATE VICTORIAN EBONISED CHEVAL DISPLAY FIRE-SCREEN
The glazed case containing a collection of butterflies and insects including both male and female varieties of the Sri Lankan species Troides darsius (Gray, 1852), and approximately 94 other species of Lepidoptera and Hemiptera of mostly Oriental origin, the underside with a label inscribed in ink Butterflies collected in the West Indies [sic.] by the 5th Earl of Harewood, 1893
40½ in. (103 cm.) high; 20 in. (51 cm.) wide
Henry Ulick Lascelles, 5th Earl of Harewood (1846-1929).
Henry George Charles Lascelles, 6th Earl of Harewood (1882-1947).
The Hon. Gerald Lascelles (1924-1998), Fort Belvedere, Runnymede, Surrey, 1956-1976.
Virginia Water Cottage, Windsor Great Park, Berkshire.
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