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Butterflies

Discover antique prints of butterflies and moths.

Butterflies have been important symbols in many cultures. For example, butterflies appear in ancient Egyptian and Aztec hieroglyphs. They symbolize love in China and a person's soul in Japan.

In Europe, many people loved to collect and study butterflies in the 18th and 19th centuries. It was a fashionable and educational hobby.

Many of these naturalists illustrated butterflies. Their illustrations were often printed as engravings and lithographs.

Choose from our extensive collection of antique prints of butterflies and moths. They are genuine antique prints.

23.5 x 14.5cm (9.25x 5.5 inches). Papilio vertumnus butterfly and Papilio evander butterfly from Brazil. This rare antique engraving is from "Histoire Naturelle des Lepidopteres Exotiques" by Pierre-Hippolyte Lucas. It was made in Paris in 1834, has superb original hand painted colouring and is in v..
US$95.00
23.5 x 14.5cm (9.25x 5.5 inches). Papilio hector butterfly from Bengal, Coromandel in India, Ambon Island in Indonesia. Papilio agavus butterfly from Brazil butterflies. This rare antique engraving is from "Histoire Naturelle des Lepidopteres Exotiques" by Pierre-Hippolyte Lucas. It was made in Pari..
US$95.00
23.5 x 14.5cm (9.25x 5.5 inches). Papilio cresphontes butterfly from Java in Indonesia. Papilio helenus butterfly from China.This rare antique engraving is from "Histoire Naturelle des Lepidopteres Exotiques" by Pierre-Hippolyte Lucas. It was made in Paris in 1834, has superb original hand painted c..
US$95.00
23.5 x 14.5cm (9.25x 5.5 inches). Papilio philenor butterfly from North America. Papilio iphitas butterfly from Central America. This rare antique engraving is from "Histoire Naturelle des Lepidopteres Exotiques" by Pierre-Hippolyte Lucas. It was made in Paris in 1834, has superb original hand paint..
US$95.00
23.5 x 14.5cm (9.25x 5.5 inches). Papilio turnus butterfly and Papilio lycoraeus butterfly from America.This rare antique engraving is from "Histoire Naturelle des Lepidopteres Exotiques" by Pierre-Hippolyte Lucas. It was made in Paris in 1834, has superb original hand painted colouring and is in ve..
US$95.00
23.5 x 14.5cm (9.25x 5.5 inches). Papilio nephalion butterfly from Brazil. Papilio dimas butterfly from Brazil. Papilio sesostris butterfly from GuyanaThis rare antique engraving is from "Histoire Naturelle des Lepidopteres Exotiques" by Pierre-Hippolyte Lucas. It was made in Paris in 1834, has supe..
US$95.00
23.5 x 14.5cm (9.25x 5.5 inches). Papilio disparilis butterfly from Ile de France. Papilio phorbanta butterfly from Ile de France.This rare antique engraving is from "Histoire Naturelle des Lepidopteres Exotiques" by Pierre-Hippolyte Lucas. It was made in Paris in 1834, has superb original hand pain..
US$95.00
23.5 x 14.5cm (9.25x 5.5 inches). Ornithoptera rhadamante or amphrisius butterfly from Philippines. Papilio Polycaon butterfly from Guyana and Brazil. This rare antique engraving is from "Histoire Naturelle des Lepidopteres Exotiques" by Pierre-Hippolyte Lucas. It was made in Paris in 1834, has supe..
US$125.00
23.5 x 14.5cm (9.25x 5.5 inches). Papilio coon butterfly from Java and Coromandel Coast of India. Papilio polymetus butterfly from Brazil. This rare antique engraving is from "Histoire Naturelle des Lepidopteres Exotiques" by Pierre-Hippolyte Lucas. It was made in Paris in 1834, has superb original ..
US$95.00
23.5 x 14.5cm (9.25x 5.5 inches). Papilio polixenus butterfly from North America. Papilio pompilius butterfly from Java in Indonesia.This rare antique engraving is from "Histoire Naturelle des Lepidopteres Exotiques" by Pierre-Hippolyte Lucas. It was made in Paris in 1834, has superb original hand p..
US$95.00
23.5 x 14.5cm (9.25x 5.5 inches). Papilio croilus butterfly from North America. Papilio xuthus butterfly from China.This rare antique engraving is from "Histoire Naturelle des Lepidopteres Exotiques" by Pierre-Hippolyte Lucas. It was made in Paris in 1834, has superb original hand painted colouring ..
US$95.00
23.5 x 14.5cm (9.25x 5.5 inches). Papilio cynortas butterfly from South Africa. Papilio zenobius butterfly from Coastal East Africa.This rare antique engraving is from "Histoire Naturelle des Lepidopteres Exotiques" by Pierre-Hippolyte Lucas. It was made in Paris in 1834, has superb original hand pa..
US$95.00
45 x 34 cm (17.5 x 13.5 inches)Giant Peacock Moth (Pavonia pyri), Emperor Moth (Pavonia spini), Tau Emperor Moth (Aglia tau), Silkworm Moth (Bombyx mori), Gypsy Moth (Gastropacha pruni), Pine Moth (Gastropacha pini), Oak Moth (Gastropacha quercus), Oak Processionary Moth (Gastropacha processionea)Th..
US$125.00
23.5 x 14.5cm (9.25x 5.5 inches). Pieris aganippe butterfly from Australia and Kangaroo Island. Pieris argie butterfly from Coast of Guinea. Pieris pyrrha butterfly from Guyana and Brazil. This rare antique engraving is from "Histoire Naturelle des Lepidopteres Exotiques" by Pierre-Hippolyte Lucas. ..
US$95.00
23.5 x 14.5cm (9.25x 5.5 inches). Pieris belisama butterfly from Java and Ambon in Indonesia. Pieris judith butterfly from Java in Indonesia. Pieris pitys butterfly from Java in Indonesia.. This rare antique engraving is from "Histoire Naturelle des Lepidopteres Exotiques" by Pierre-Hippolyte Lucas...
US$95.00
23.5 x 14.5cm (9.25x 5.5 inches). Pieris endeis butterfly from Brazil. Pieris valeria butterfly from Java in Indonesia. Pieris virginia butterfly from Virginia in USA. This rare antique engraving is from "Histoire Naturelle des Lepidopteres Exotiques" by Pierre-Hippolyte Lucas. It was made in Paris ..
US$95.00
23.5 x 14.5cm (9.25x 5.5 inches). Pieris eriphia and Pieris coronee butterfly from Java and Borneo. Pieris teutonia butterfly from Timor. This rare antique engraving is from "Histoire Naturelle des Lepidopteres Exotiques" by Pierre-Hippolyte Lucas. It was made in Paris in 1834, has superb original h..
US$95.00
23.5 x 14.5cm (9.25x 5.5 inches). Pieris limnorie butterfly from Brazil. Pieris poppea butterfly from Guinea. Pieris ada butterfly from Port Praslin in The Seychelles. This rare antique engraving is from "Histoire Naturelle des Lepidopteres Exotiques" by Pierre-Hippolyte Lucas. It was made in Paris ..
US$95.00
23.5 x 14.5cm (9.25x 5.5 inches). Pieris lycimnia butterfly from Central America. Pieris thyria butterfly from Java in Indonesia. Pieris celestina butterfly from Papua New Guinea. This rare antique engraving is from "Histoire Naturelle des Lepidopteres Exotiques" by Pierre-Hippolyte Lucas. It was ma..
US$95.00
23.5 x 14.5cm (9.25x 5.5 inches). Pieris nigrina butterfly from Australia. Pieris hyparète butterfly from China and Java. Pieris harpalyce butterfly from Port Jackson, Australia. This rare antique engraving is from "Histoire Naturelle des Lepidopteres Exotiques" by Pierre-Hippolyte Lucas. It was mad..
US$95.00
23.5 x 14.5cm (9.25x 5.5 inches). Pieris phaloe butterfly from Brazil. Pieris calypso butterfly from Coast of Angola. Pieris paulina butterfly from Coromandel in India, Java in Indonesia. This rare antique engraving is from "Histoire Naturelle des Lepidopteres Exotiques" by Pierre-Hippolyte Lucas. I..
US$95.00
23.5 x 14.5cm (9.25x 5.5 inches). Pieris philyra and Pieris isse butterfly from Ambon in Indonesia. Pieris epicharis butterfly from Coromandel in India. This rare antique engraving is from "Histoire Naturelle des Lepidopteres Exotiques" by Pierre-Hippolyte Lucas. It was made in Paris in 1834, has su..
US$95.00
Polyommatus longinus, Marsyas, Helus & Narbal Butterflies
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23.5 x 14.5cm (9.25x 5.5 inches). Polyommatus longinus butterfly from Bengal in India. Polyommatus marsyas butterfly from Brazil. Polyommatus helus butterfly from East Indies (Malaysia, Indonesia, New Guinea etc). Polyommatus narbal butterfly from Guyana and Brazil. This rare antique engraving is fr..
US$95.00
23.5 x 14.5cm (9.25x 5.5 inches). Terias candida butterfly from Ambon in Indonesia. Terias hecabe butterfly from East Indies (Malaysia, Indonesia, New Guinea etc). Terias proterpia butterfly from Jamaica. Terias nicippe butterfly from Virginia in USA. This rare antique engraving is from "Histoire Na..
US$95.00
23.5 x 14.5cm (9.25x 5.5 inches). Terias elathea butterfly from Brazil. Idmais amata butterfly from Coromandel in India. Terias smilax butterfly from East Indies (Malaysia, Indonesia, New Guinea etc). Colias philodice and coesonia butterflies from North America. This rare antique engraving is from "..
US$95.00
23.5 x 14.5cm (9.25x 5.5 inches). Vanessa charonia butterfly from China. Vanessa amathea butterfly from Guyana and Brazil. Vanessa laomedia butterfly from Java in Indonesia and China. This rare antique engraving is from "Histoire Naturelle des Lepidopteres Exotiques" by Pierre-Hippolyte Lucas. It wa..
US$95.00
23.5 x 14.5cm (9.25x 5.5 inches). Vanessa larinia and Biblio thadana butterfly from Brazil. Libythea cuvierii butterfly from Central America. This rare antique engraving is from "Histoire Naturelle des Lepidopteres Exotiques" by Pierre-Hippolyte Lucas. It was made in Paris in 1834, has superb origin..
US$95.00
23.5 x 14.5cm (9.25x 5.5 inches). Vanessa orithya butterfly from Bengal in India, Java in Indonesia and China. Vanessa oenone butterfly from Cape of Good Hope, South Africa. Vanessa clelie butterfly from Coastal East Africa. This rare antique engraving is from "Histoire Naturelle des Lepidopteres Ex..
US$125.00
Vanessa Orthosia, Sophronia & Cloantha Butterflies
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23.5 x 14.5cm (9.25x 5.5 inches). Vanessa orthosia butterfly from Ambon in Indonesia. Vanessa sophronie butterfly from Brazil. Vanessa cloantha butterfly from Cape of Good Hope, South Africa. This rare antique engraving is from "Histoire Naturelle des Lepidopteres Exotiques" by Pierre-Hippolyte Luca..
US$95.00
26.5 x 21.5 cm (10.5 x 8.5 inches).HetroceraThis is an original antique lithograph from a work by William Forsell Kirby for Cassell and Company. It was made in 1882 and is a very high quality lithograph with hand finished coloring. Butterfly and moth collecting was a passion of wealthy Victorians. P..
US$50.00
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