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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.

45 x 34 cm (17.5 x 13.5 inches)This large antique lithograph is by Emil Hanselmann of Stuttgart in Germany and was made in about 1870. The original hand coloring and detail is superb. Antique prints by Hanselmann are rare and sought after due to their large size and lovely coloring.. This is a fold..
US$40.00
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
26.5 x 21.5 cm (10.5 x 8.5 inches).MothsThis 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. Perha..
US$20.00
Accurate, high resolution scans of 42 antique pictures of butterflies by Henry Humphrey.Images are 300ppi and will be sent to you by file transfer, usually within 1 working day.They show the butterflies on the wild flowers and plants they inhabit. The antique artworks were hand colored lithographs m..
US$50.00
23 x 15 cm (9 x 6 inches).Papilio priamus. Wings are 8 inches long in real lifeThis antique engraving is over 200 years old. It's is from the first edition of one of George Shaw's works on zoology, published between 1801 and 1804. George Shaw (1751-1813) was a notable English botanist and zoologist...
US$40.00
23 x 15 cm (9 x 6 inches).Papilio leitusThis antique engraving is over 200 years old. It's is from the first edition of one of George Shaw's works on zoology, published between 1801 and 1804. George Shaw (1751-1813) was a notable English botanist and zoologist. Shaw was a initially a medical practit..
US$40.00
26.5 x 21.5 cm (10.5 x 8.5 inches).(From a later version of Cassell's Butterflies)This 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 ..
US$50.00
26.5 x 21.5 cm (10.5 x 8.5 inches).(From a later version of Cassell's Butterflies)This 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 ..
US$50.00
26.5 x 21.5 cm (10.5 x 8.5 inches).This 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. Perhaps it..
US$19.00
26.5 x 21.5 cm (10.5 x 8.5 inches).This 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. Perhaps it..
US$19.00
26.5 x 21.5 cm (10.5 x 8.5 inches).(From a later version of Cassell's Butterflies)This 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 ..
US$50.00
23 x 15 cm (9 x 6 inches).Phalaena vinula, caja and nuptaThis antique engraving is over 200 years old. It's is from the first edition of one of George Shaw's works on zoology, published between 1801 and 1804. George Shaw (1751-1813) was a notable English botanist and zoologist. Shaw was a initially ..
US$30.00
28 x 20 cm (10.5 x 8 inches).This exquisitely detailed engraving is from a set made in London by Abraham Rees in the period 1797-1820. It is an antique, not a modern reproduction. Many of the prints in this set were engraved from artwork by Sydenham Edwards, a multi-talented gentleman also well know..
US$100.00
28 x 20 cm (10.5 x 8 inches).This exquisitely detailed engraving is from a set made in London by Abraham Rees in the period 1797-1820. It is an antique, not a modern reproduction. Many of the prints in this set were engraved from artwork by Sydenham Edwards, a multi-talented gentleman also well know..
US$50.00
23 x 15 cm (9 x 6 inches).Phalaena junoniaThis antique engraving is over 200 years old. It's is from the first edition of one of George Shaw's works on zoology, published between 1801 and 1804. George Shaw (1751-1813) was a notable English botanist and zoologist. Shaw was a initially a medical pract..
US$40.00
23 x 15 cm (9 x 6 inches).Phalaena hexad, grossulariata, etcThis antique engraving is over 200 years old. It's is from the first edition of one of George Shaw's works on zoology, published between 1801 and 1804. George Shaw (1751-1813) was a notable English botanist and zoologist. Shaw was a initial..
US$30.00
23 x 15 cm (9 x 6 inches).Sphinx convulvuliThis antique engraving is over 200 years old. It's is from the first edition of one of George Shaw's works on zoology, published between 1801 and 1804. George Shaw (1751-1813) was a notable English botanist and zoologist. Shaw was a initially a medical prac..
US$30.00
23 x 15 cm (9 x 6 inches).Sphinx ocellataThis antique engraving is over 200 years old. It's is from the first edition of one of George Shaw's works on zoology, published between 1801 and 1804. George Shaw (1751-1813) was a notable English botanist and zoologist. Shaw was a initially a medical practi..
US$30.00
Tan And Khaki Moths
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26.5 x 21.5 cm (10.5 x 8.5 inches).This 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. Perhaps it..
US$0.00
26.5 x 21.5 cm (10.5 x 8.5 inches).This 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. Perhaps it..
US$0.00
Great Swallow-tailed Butterfly and Brimstone Butterfly
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26.5 by 17.5cm (10.5 by 7 inches).This antique lithograph of butterflies is by Henry Humphreys. It was made c.1860 and has very high quality original hand coloring. These prints are particularly decorative as they show the butterflies on the wild flowers and plants they inhabit. The images of the bu..
US$0.00
Birdwing Butterflies
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45 x 34 cm (17.5 x 13.5 inches)Orange-barred Sulphur Butterfly (Philea callideyas), Acontius Firewing Butterfly (Antiochus catonephile), Birdwing Butterfly (Ornithopterus remus), Cape York Birdwing Butterfly (Ornitit priamus), Tiger Leafwing Butterfly (Hippona protogonius), Thecla Butterfly (Thecla ..
US$0.00
Butterflies And Moths On Fruit
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45 x 34 cm (17.5 x 13.5 inches).Wide variety of speciesThis large antique lithograph is by Emil Hanselmann of Stuttgart in Germany and was made in about 1870. The original hand coloring and detail is superb. Antique prints by Hanselmann are rare and sought after due to their large size and lovely co..
US$0.00
Butterflies: White and Mediterranean Admirals, Map and tortoiseshells (Nymphalidae)
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26.5 x 21.5 cm (10.5 x 8.5 inches).(From a later version of Cassell's Butterflies)This 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 ..
US$0.00
Hawk Moths: Pine Hawk, Hawk, Privet Hawk
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26.5 x 21.5 cm (10.5 x 8.5 inches).This 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. Perhaps it..
US$0.00
Jewel-like Tiger Moths
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26.5 x 21.5 cm (10.5 x 8.5 inches).Tiger Moths - Lithosiidae, ArctiidaeThis 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 passi..
US$0.00
Madder Hawk Moths
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26.5 x 21.5 cm (10.5 x 8.5 inches).SphingidaeThis 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. ..
US$0.00
Moths: Early Thorn, Brimstone, Early Moth
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26.5 x 21.5 cm (10.5 x 8.5 inches).DendrometridaeThis 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 Victoria..
US$0.00
Peacock Butterfly, Owl Moth, Luna Moth
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45 x 34 cm (17.5 x 13.5 inches)Paris Peacock Butterfly (Papilio Paris), Great Orange-tip Butterfly (Hebomoia glaucippe), Urania Owl Butterfly (Tenaris urania), Erebus Moth (Patula macrops), Luna Moth (Tropaea maenas)This large antique lithograph is by Emil Hanselmann of Stuttgart in Germany and was ..
US$0.00
Purple Emperor Butterfly
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26.5 by 17.5cm (10.5 by 7 inches).This antique lithograph of butterflies is by Henry Humphreys. It was made c.1860 and has very high quality original hand coloring. These prints are particularly decorative as they show the butterflies on the wild flowers and plants they inhabit. The images of the bu..
US$0.00
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