Collection Date: June 22, 1934
7 in HIGH x 5.125 in WIDE x 0.875 in DEEP

Payson Canyon

Gift of the Walt Disney Family Foundation

Five (5) butterflies in a Riker Mount which is a thin, glass-topped, cotton-filled exhibition case.   They are lined up except for the two with folded wings that are displayed side by side.  They have a dark orange background with the veins showing up in black.  The wings show thinker darker areas throughout.  The underside is a yellow with dark and silver  iridescent spots. They range in size from 1 1/2 to 1 5/8 x 2 1/4. The following description goes from top to bottom and left to right. Verso identifies the first, second, and fourth as a female and the third and fifth as a male.  The third and fourth butterflies have folded wings and are facing toward the center of the mount.   VERSO: A dark pink stamp that has a box with the following information inside: "Collection of Clay Ward (obstructed by a hook used to hang the mount) Inglewood-California NAME [line] on DATE [line] LOCATION [line]" In black handwritten ink on the NAME line: "Argynnis platina" In black handwritten ink on the DATE line: "June 22, 1934" In black handwritten ink on the LOCATION line: Payson Canyon Utah County UTAH" In black handwritten ink beneath the box is : "Skinner's Fritillary". Male and Female symbols are stamped below in pink that correspond to the butterflies on recto.

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