Collection Date: August 24, 1931
7.125 in HIGH x 5.125 in WIDE x 0.875 in DEEP
Cotton County, OK


Gift of the Walt Disney Family Foundation

Three (3) butterflies in a Riker Mount which is a thin, glass-topped, cotton-filled exhibition case.  They range in size 1 1/8 x 1 1/8 to 1 3/8 x 1 7/8.  These are mottled brown with row of eyespots along edges of wings.  The middle one is folded.  The top butterfly is female and the rest are male. 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: "Asterocampina Cletis montis" In black handwritten ink on the DATE line: "Aug. 24, 1931" In black handwritten ink on the LOCATION line:"Temple, Okla."  In handwritten black ink "Mountain Emperor". Male and female symbols are stamped below in pink that correspond to the butterflies on recto.

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