Insects engravings

John Obadiah Westwood (1805-1893), after obtaining a law degree, fell in love with entomology and archeology.

Thanks to the Oxford Digital Library, volumes 1 & 2 of his ‘Arcana Entomologica‘ are now witnesses of his passion-filled activity (both scientific and artistic).

John Obadiah Westwood (1805-1893) - Arcana Entomologica

John Obadiah Westwood (1805-1893) - Arcana Entomologica

John Obadiah Westwood (1805-1893) - Arcana Entomologica

Source: BiblioOdyssey.