Ernst Heeger (Austrian, 1783-1866)
"Oxycera Meigeni. Pili abdominis." (Feather-like brush of hairs at posterior end of abdomen of larva of Meigen’s soldier fly), 1861
Hand colored salt print from a glass negative
20.3 x 13.4 cm mounted on 26.0 x 18.5 cm sheet
Numbered in ink with printed titles in Latin and German on mount
German title "Meigen's Dornfliege. Afterhaare der Larve."