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MOTH & BUTTERFLY PRINTS, MINTERN Mesogena,Xylinia hand col. antique print 1878

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JAPANESE MOTHS

Lithographed by E.A.Searle after R.Mintern

Published London 1878 in "Illustrations of Typical Specimens of Lepidoptera Heterocera in the Collection of The British Museum" by Arthur Gardiner Butler.

A beautiful set of hand coloured lithographs of various species of moth from Japan i.e. Mesogena contracta, Xylinia pruinosa Cosmia distincta, Hadena gnoma, Plataplecta subviridis, Calocampa fumosa, Anthophila paradisea, Calocampa formosa, Raphia fasciata, Plusia typinota and Plusia purissima. A numbered key below identifies each moth specimen. 

The exquisite detail and quality of colouring can be seen in the close up image provided. The colours remain fresh and bright - a highly decorative print for display.

Fine unmarked condition.   

Approx. 10" x 8.5"(250mm x 210mm) printed area as depicted.

Sheet size 12.5" x 9.5" (320mm x 245mm) on heavy grade paper, blank verso.


A GENUINE ANTIQUE PRINT GUARANTEED OVER 130 YEARS OLD FROM LINDISFARNE PRINTS

NP1913


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