1836 MOTHS Antique Print EYED HAWK Poplar CATERPILLAR by William Lizars JARDINES

Product code: 16 (Pl 3) 5 Feb 16
£29.99

MOTHS JARDINES Antique Print EYED HAWK Poplar CATERPILLAR by William Lizars Eyed Hawk Moth POPLAR HAWK MOTH CATERPILLAR

An original 1836 hand coloured print from engraving from the date stated and not a later reproduction.

Engraved by William Home Lizars a Scottish engraver and painter. His engravings rank among the finest of the early 19th C. Sir William Jardine Bart of Applegirth, Dumfriesshire (1800-1874), was a Scottish naturalist and editor of The Naturalists Library.

The subjects of this engraving being:

Eyed Hawk Moth

Poplar hawk Moth

Caterpillar of Poplar Hawk Moth Reive

Provenance: From The Naturalist's Library Conducted By Sir William Jardine - Entomology British Moths, Sphinxes etc - The Natural History of British Moths, Sphinxes &c. by James Duncan M. W. S. - Printed and Published by W. H. Lizars, Edinburgh & London, and Published W. Curry & Co. Dublin. 1836.

It measures 170 x 100 mm overall. There is some age yellowing which is a feature of items of great age. There are binding ripple marks to left edge of print. It is on good quality paper with a blank reverse, and is suitable for framing. This item will be shipped flat in a board backed envelope, and protected inside that envelope by a plastic sleeve.

 

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Weight 0.1kg
Product Code 16 (Pl 3) 5 Feb 16
Condition Used