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Argynnis Butterflies Transformations from Caterpillar & Chrysalis, with Host Plants. Humphreys, c1849

Argynnis Butterflies Transformations from Caterpillar & Chrysalis, with Host Plants. Humphreys, c1849

by Humphreys, H.N.

Antique print of Fritillary Butterflies with pink & blue flowers c1849, for British Butterflies & Their Transformations by Henry Noel Humphreys and John Obadiah Westwood.

Insects. 1. Argynnis Adippe (high brown Fritillary Butterfly), female, 2. underside, 3. Caterpillar, 4. Argynnis Lathonia (Queen of Spain Fritillary Butterfly), 5. underside, 6. Caterpillar, 7. Chrysalis.
Plants. 9. Anchusa officinalis (Alkanet), 10. Onobrychis sativus (Common Sainfoin).

Another very pretty engraving of butterflies - with faint paper rub at right. Page size is 285 x 210mm (11.25 x 8.25 inches).

 

Stock Number: apHNH11Price: $66.00

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