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Papilio Bathycles & Papilio Sarpedon Butterflies

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Antique print. Papilio Bathycles And Papilio Sarpedon Butterflies
Papilio Bathycles & Papilio Sarpedon Butterflies
US$95.00

23.5 x 14.5cm (9.25x 5.5 inches).

Papilio sarpedon butterfly from Java in Indonesia. Papilio bathycles butterfly from Java and Ambon Island in Indonesia.

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