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Papilio Erecthea & Papilio Demoleus Butterflies

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Antique print. Papilio Erecthea And Papilio Demoleus Butterflies
Papilio Erecthea & Papilio Demoleus Butterflies
US$95.00

Papilio Erecthea & Papilio Demoleus Butterflies

23.5 x 14.5cm (9.25x 5.5 inches).

Papilio demoleus butterfly from Cape of Good Hope, South Africa. Papilio erecthea butterfly from Australia.

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.

Style
Date Made1800-1849
Paper Size23.5 x 14.5cm (9.25x 5.5 inches)
ShapePortrait
Main ColorMulticolored
Size Category21 to 30 cm [8 to 12 inches]