1836 MOTHS Gooseberry Moth MOTTLED BEAUTY Clifden CATERPILLARS Antique Print JARDINES Hand Colour

Product code: 16 (Apr 14)
£29.99
Engraved by William Home Lizars a Scottish engraver and painter. His engravings ranked amongst the finest of the early 19thC.

This listing is for an original 1836 hand coloured print from engraving from the date stated and not a later reproduction showing various moths.

Engraved by William Home Lizars a Scottish engraver and painter. His engravings ranked amongst the finest of the early 19thC. 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:

Gooseberry Moth

Caterpillars

Mottled Beauty

Clifden Beauty
 

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.
 

CONDITION/DIMENSIONS

It measures 170 x 100mm 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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Product Code 16 (Apr 14)
Condition Used