1836 MOTHS JARDINES Antique Print WOOD TIGER Crimson Speckled CINNABAR Caterpillar ENGRAVED by William Lizars HAND COLOUR
An original 1836 hand coloured print from engraving from the date stated and not a later reproduction.
Printed from steel engravings; each subject was then hand-colored before publication.
The subjects of this engraving being:
Wood Tiger Moth.
Crimson Speckled Footman.
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 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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