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Silk from silk moth (Bombyx) to finished product. Central panel shows lifecycle of moth from egg to adult. Surrounding vignettes show trading in and uses of silk, including at bottom left caravan of laden camels . From 'Graphic Illustrations of Animals, Showing Their Utility to Man' London c1850. Hand-coloured lithograph

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Silk from silk moth (Bombyx) to finished product. Central panel shows lifecycle of moth from egg to adult. Surrounding vignettes show trading in and uses of silk, including at bottom left caravan of  laden camels . From 'Graphic Illustrations of Animals, Showing Their Utility to Man' London c1850. Hand-coloured lithograph