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Heliconia Narcaea, Ilione & Charitonia Butterflies

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Antique print. Heliconia Narcaea, Ilione And Charitonia Butterflies
Heliconia Narcaea, Ilione & Charitonia Butterflies
US$95.00

23.5 x 14.5cm (9.25x 5.5 inches).

Heliconia narcaea butterfly from Antilles Islands in Caribbean. Heliconia ilione butterfly from Brazil. Heliconia charitonia butterfly from North American and South American continents.

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]