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Papilio Hector & Papilio Agavus Butterflies

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Antique print. Papilio Hector And Papilio Agavus Butterflies
Papilio Hector & Papilio Agavus Butterflies
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 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 Red
Size Category 21 to 30 cm [8 to 12 inches]