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Australian butterflies, Hipparchia Banksii engraving by Nodder for Shaw, c1814.

Australian butterflies, Hipparchia Banksii engraving by Nodder for Shaw, c1814.

by Nodder, Richard Polydore

Antique print of Hipparchia Banksii butterfly by RP Nodder, c1814 for George Shaw.

Original hand-coloured copperplate engraving by R.P. Nodder for Naturalist's Miscellany by George Shaw, published in London circa 1814. Richard Polydore Nodder (17714-1823) was artist to King George III. His finely coloured and engraved nature studies are scientifically accurate and eminently collectable. His Australian subjects are rarely found today.

This is a particularly pretty butterfly. This antique print is in good condition and measures approximately 23 x 13cm (9 x 5 inches).

Stock Number: apShaw10Price: $110.00

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