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Acraea Thalie, Zidora & Euryta Butterflies

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Antique print. Acraea Thalie, Zidora And Euryta Butterflies
Acraea Thalie, Zidora & Euryta Butterflies
US$95.00

23.5 x 14.5cm (9.25x 5.5 inches).

Acraea thalie butterfly from Guyana and Brazil. Acraea zidora and euryta butterflies from Sierra Leone.

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 very good condition. The paper has a pleasant light cream tone. There is a little minor foxing. Lucas was a French entomologist at Paris's Natural History Museum.

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Style
Date Made 1800-1849
Paper Size 23.5 x 14.5cm (9.25x 5.5 inches)
Shape Portrait
Main Color Orange
Size Category 21 to 30 cm [8 to 12 inches]