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Vanessa and Cynthia Butterflies wonderful antique print c1849

Vanessa and Cynthia Butterflies wonderful antique print c1849

by Humphreys, H.N.

Antique print of Red Admiral Butterfly with Cynthia Butterflies:
Insects. 1.Vanessa Atlanta (Red Admiral Butterfly), 2.under-side, 3. Caterpillar, 4. Chrysalis, 5. Cynthia Hunters, 6. under-side, 7. Cynthia Cardue, 8. underside, 9. Caterpillar, 10. Chrysalis.
Plants. 1 & 2 Urtica dioica (Stinging Nettle), 3. Cnicus lanceolatus (Spear-plum Thistle).

Original hand-coloured engraving by Henry Noel Humphreys for British Butterflies and their Transformations by H.N. Humphreys and J.O. Westwood. Published in London circa 1849.

Page size is 285 x 210mm (11.25 x 8.25 inches). Please note, if framing as a group, that this spectacular image is larger than the others in the series, and is slightly off-centre on the page. This would be hidden when framed individually. It also has slight rub of the paper at top right (barely discernable) and a small rust mark at lower right side of image. This engraving has been priced accordingly.

Stock Number: apHNH15ePrice: $77.00