Collection Date: June 27, 1929
7.125 in HIGH x 5.3125 in WIDE x 0.8125 in DEEP
Alameda Co.


Gift of the Walt Disney Family Foundation

Four (4) butterflies in a Riker Mount which is a thin, glass-topped, cotton-filled exhibition case.  Wings are brown. Upper side of forewing has 2 large yellow-ringed eyespots. Lower side of hindwing has a variable number of small eyespots.  These range from 1 3/8 x 1 3/8 to 1 1/2 x 2 1/8. All butterflies are female. Verso: A dark pink stamp that has a box with the following information inside: "Collection of Clay Ward Inglewood-California NAME [line] on DATE [line] LOCATION [line]" In black handwritten ink on the NAME line: "Cercyonis alope boopis" In black handwritten ink on the DATE line: "June 27, 1929" In black handwritten ink on the LOCATION line:"Berkeley, Calif."  In handwritten black ink "The Ox-eyed Wood Nymph". Female symbols are stamped below in pink that correspond to the butterflies on recto.

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