23.5 x 14.5cm (9.25x 5.5 inches).Callidrias lysippus and phareus butterfliesfrom Guyana and Brazil. Myrina jafra butterfly from Java in Indonesia. Erycine gnidus butterfly from Surinam.
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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|Paper Size||23.5 x 14.5cm (9.25x 5.5 inches)|
|Size Category||21 to 30 cm [8 to 12 inches]|