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Pieris Lycimnia, Thyria & Celestina Butterflies

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Antique print. Pieris Lycimnia, Thyria And Celestina Butterflies
Pieris Lycimnia, Thyria & Celestina Butterflies
US$95.00

23.5 x 14.5cm (9.25x 5.5 inches).

Pieris lycimnia butterfly from Central America. Pieris thyria butterfly from Java in Indonesia. Pieris celestina butterfly from Papua New Guinea.

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]