from Metamorphosis insectorum Surinamensium, 1782

Additional Links to Maria Merian (1647-1717)

Images from Metamorphosis insectorum Surinamensium:
Plate 1, second edition, 1719
Illustrated essay with one image from 1705 edition
image of metamorphosis from caterpillar to butterfly (PH)

snake and insects (SSL)

Stamps from Merian's works


Illustrated Essay: Engravings and Lithographs by Women Botanical Illustrators of the 18th and 19th Centuries

Index to site abbreviations:

PH: Princeton history site

SSL: Saxon State Library
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