2010.95.53

Collection Date: July 8, 1935
7 in HIGH x 5 in WIDE x 0.75 in DEEP
Inyo Co.

Bishop Creek

Gift of the Walt Disney Family Foundation
2010.95.53


Four (4) butterfly in a Riker Mount which is a thin, glass-topped, cotton-filled exhibition case.  Upper side is gray with cream-colored patches across both wings; forewing has 2 black spots. Underside is similar but lighter. They range in size from 1 1/8 x 1 to 1 x 1 9/16. all the butterflies are male. 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: Neominios ridingsii" In black handwritten ink on the DATE line: "July 8, 1935" In black handwritten ink on the LOCATION line:"Table Mts. Bishop Creek Inyo Co., Calif" Below in hand written black ink is "Riding's Satyr" Male symbols are stamped below in pink that correspond to the butterflies on recto.

Bookmark and Share