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Terias Elathea, Idmais Amata, Terias Smilax, Colias Philodice & Coesonia Butterflies

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Antique print. Terias Elathea, Idmais Amata, Terias Smilax, Colias Philodice And Coesonia Butterflies
Terias Elathea, Idmais Amata, Terias Smilax, Colias Philodice & Coesonia Butterflies
US$95.00

23.5 x 14.5cm (9.25x 5.5 inches).

Terias elathea butterfly from Brazil. Idmais amata butterfly from Coromandel in India. Terias smilax butterfly from East Indies (Malaysia, Indonesia, New Guinea etc). Colias philodice and coesonia butterflies from North America.

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