Terias Candida, Hecabe, Proterpia & Nicippe Butterflies
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 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.
|Paper Size||23.5 x 14.5cm (9.25x 5.5 inches)|
|Size Category||21 to 30 cm [8 to 12 inches]|