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15.000 exotic butterflies

Week number 70-21

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Amateur entomologist Hermans from Venlo, in everyday life a baker, prepares butterflies with pins and blotting paper for the collection of the Missionary Museum in Steyl. After preparing them, he puts them in a box. With the butterfly collection of about 15.000 butterflies.

Creator:
Polygoon-Profilti (producer) / Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (curator)
Publication date:
1 May 1970
Length:
01:52

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video
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User:
Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision
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