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Morpho Menelaus Butterfly

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Antique print. Morpho Menelaus Butterfly
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Morpho Menelaus Butterfly
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23.5 x 14.5cm (9.25x 5.5 inches).

Morpho menelaus butterfly from Guyana and Brazil. /p>

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 Landscape
Main Color Blue
Size Category 21 to 30 cm [8 to 12 inches]