print. coloured lithograph. 'The Bee and Drone' / by Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins, [c1850], Plate XVI from the volume "Graphic Illustrations of Animals, showing their utility to man, in their services during life, and uses after death", J Graf, Printer, published by Roake and Varty, 31 Strand, London. The queen bee, the north of Europe worker, the south of Europe Worker, The American, The worker (Indian) with skeps and honeycomb, swarming, with titled vignettes of The beekeeper [gathering swarm]; Wax chandler [interior, candles - hanging and boxed]; For light [chandelier; children dancing]; Medicinal [honey from the chemist]; Honey guide and Ratel's [in Africa with men, animals, birds]; Defence made with bees [to stop invasion of city]; Wax models; Ornamental Industry [wax flowers in whatsit]; Food [woman giving bread and honey to child].
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