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Papilio Evander & Papilio Vertumnus Butterflies

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Antique print. Papilio Evander And Papilio Vertumnus Butterflies
Papilio Evander & Papilio Vertumnus Butterflies
US$95.00

23.5 x 14.5cm (9.25x 5.5 inches).

Papilio vertumnus butterfly and Papilio evander butterfly from Brazil.

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 , brazil