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Papilio Dardanus, Papilio Brutus & Papilio Aneas Butterflies

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Antique print. Papilio Dardanus, Papilio Brutus And Papilio Aneas Butterflies
Papilio Dardanus, Papilio Brutus & Papilio Aneas Butterflies
US$95.00

23.5 x 14.5cm (9.25x 5.5 inches).

Papilio dardanus butterfly from Brazil, Papilio brutus butterfly from Cape of Good Hope, South Africa. Papilio aneas butterfly from Guyana.

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 Multicolored
Size Category 21 to 30 cm [8 to 12 inches]
Tags: lucas , butterfly