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The author of the book: Margaret Fountaine
Language: English
Format files: PDF
The size of the: 430 KB
Edition: Penguin Books
Date of issue: October 28th 1982
ISBN: 0140060669
ISBN 13: 9780140060669

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The appearance of Margaret Fountaine’s diaries in 1978 led to this publishing sensation. Love Among the Butterflies recorded the activities and private passions of a Victorian vicar’s daughter from Norfolk who became one of the foremost entomologists of her day. Although the public was captivated by Fountaine’s unorthodox private life, she has never been given serious consideration for her work.

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Ebook Love among the Butterflies: The Travels and Adventures of a Victorian Lady read Online! Margaret Elizabeth Fountaine, a Victorian lepidopterist and diarist, was an accomplished natural history illustrator. She had a great love and knowledge of butterflies, travelling and collecting extensively through Europe, South Africa, India, Tibet, America, Australia and the West Indies, publishing numerous papers on her work. She raised many of the butterflies from eggs or caterpillars, producing specimens of great quality, 22,000 of which are housed at the Norwich Castle Museum and known as the Fountaine-Neimy Collection. Her four sketch books of butterfly life-cycles are held at the Natural History Museum in London.

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