Framed Pictures, Canvas Prints
Posters & Jigsaws since 2004

Cochineal beetle harvest, by Eadweard Muybridge

Purchase This Item For Download
world rights, single editions, non exclusive use

Please Select A License Option

For one off display, up to A1 in size, for a period up to 3 years

up to 5 years

For use in exhibition deisplay for up to 6 months £400 - £750

For personal use only, not to be used commercially

up to half size

Any singleprint usage, billboard, ad, insert, display

no larger than three quarters of the page

no larger than one eighth of a page

Not more than three quarters of the page in size

No larger than one eighth of the page

For printing as part of a display, one use only, not for promotional use

^ Please refine your license choice

Other options available, please contact us for more details

Dactylopius coccus, cochineal beetles being harvested from Opuntia cacti, Antigua, West Indies, for the production of carminic acid used in the carmine dye, cochineal. The mode of gathering cochineal in Antigua, by Eadweard Muybridge (purchased 1876 by Joseph Hooker for Kew).

Copyright © RBG KEW

Media ID 10645088

Date: 12th February 2015

Copyright Status: Copyrighted Work

Owner URL:

Credit: Copyright RBG Kew

Filename: p051 - 006838LA20120727-013 opuntia.jpg

Image Size: 5511 x 3258 Pixels

Filesize is 5.38MB

Associated Categories: History

Associated Categories: Travel, Explorers and Expeditions

Keywords: antigua, archival, archive, beetles, black and white, botanic garden, botanical garden, british empire, cacti, cactus, carmine, carminic acid, cochineal, colorant, colourant, crimson, dacylopius coccus, dfemale, dye, eadweard muybridge, economic botany, empire, history, kew gardens, kew library, labourers, mono, monochrome, opuntia, red, scarlet, west indies, women, workers