1836 MOTHS JARDINES Antique Print YELLOW UNDERWING Sword Grass CATERPILLAR Engrave by William Lizars H

Product code: 16 (Apr 14)
£29.99
An original 1836 hand coloured print from engraving by William Lizars from The Naturalist's Library conducted by the Scottish Naturalist Sir William Jardine of Applegirth, Dumfriesshire.
 

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

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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.
Printed from steel engravings; each subject was then hand-colored before publication.
 

The subjects of this engraving being:

Broad Bordered Yellow Underwing

Large Sword-grass Moth Miel

Caterpillar
 

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