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Butterfly, caterpillar & chrysalis. Papilio Leitus. Shaw's Natural History engraving c1805

Butterfly, caterpillar & chrysalis. Papilio Leitus. Shaw's Natural History engraving c1805

by Shaw, George

Lepidoptera antique print. Hand-coloured engraving of Papilio Leitus butterfly with caterpilla and chrysalis, c1805.

Original engraving published in London circa 1805 for Shaw's Natural History. This series of engravings were by the famous Mr Griffiths and his assistants. Whilst they were published in black & white this image has fine later hand-colour. It is a shame there is slight soiling of this page.

Page size is 23 x 13 cm (9 x 5 inches).

Stock Number: apiGS68Price: $44.00

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