European Butterfly and Moth Prints
European Butterfly and Moth Prints
(England, 1882)
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Background:

These unique prints are from the first edition of the work by W. F. Kirby, assistant in the Zoological Department of the British Museum.  Each print shows a grouping of butterflies or moths around a bouquet of flowers or flowering plants.  This work was from Cassell's, the respected British publisher of natural history books.  As Kirby states in the Preface "The present work is designed to provide entomologists and tourists with a comprehensive illustrated guide to the study of European Macro-Lepidoptera."

 

Price per print: Print Only:  $75
Matting Charge:  $20
Framing & Matting Charge:  $125
Dimensions: Print Only:  7-1/2 x 10-1/2 inches
Matted:  13 x 16 inches
Type of print: Original hand-colored lithograph
Year: 1882

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Butterfly Print (No. 22360003)
Plate 3
Butterflies -
Papilionidae Family
Butterfly Print (No. 22360004)
Plate 4
Butterflies -
Pieridae Family
Butterfly Print (No. 22360005)
Plate 5
Butterflies -
Pieridae Family
Butterfly Print (No. 22360006)
Plate 6
Butterflies -
Nymphalidae Family

Butterfly Print (No. 22360007)
Plate 7
Butterflies -
Nymphalidae Family
Butterfly Print (No. 22360008)
Plate 8
Butterflies -
Nymphalidae Family
Butterfly Print (No. 22360010)
Plate 10
Butterflies -
Nymphalidae Family
Butterfly Print (No. 22360011)
Plate 11
Butterflies -
Nymphalidae and Danaidae Famillies

Butterfly Print (No. 22360012)
Plate 12
Butterflies -
Satyridae Family
Butterfly Print (No. 22360013)
Plate 13
Butterflies -
Satyridae, Libytheidae and Erycinidae Famillies
Butterfly Print (No. 22360014)
Plate 14
Butterflies -
Lycaenidae Family
Butterfly Print (No. 22360015)
Plate 15
Butterflies -
Lycaenidae and Hesperiidae Family

Moth Print (No. 22360016)
Plate 16
Moths -
Sphingidae Family
Moth Print (No. 22360017)
Plate 17
Moths -
Sphingidae Family
Moth Print (No. 22360018)
Plate 18
Moths -
Sphingidae Family
Moth Print (No. 22360019)
Plate 19
Moths -
Sphingidae Family

Moth Print (No. 22360020)
Plate 20
Moths -
Sphingidae, Thyrididae and Sesidae Families
Moth Print (No. 22360021)
Plate 21
Moths -
Zygaenidae and Syntomidae Family
Moth Print (No. 22360022)
Plate 22
Moths -
Lithosidae and Arctidae Family
Moth Print (No. 22360023)
Plate 23
Moths -
Arctidae Family

Moth Print (No. 22360024)
Plate 24
Moths -
Liparidae and Notodontidae Family
Moth Print (No. 22360025)
Plate 25
Moths -
Liparidae and Bombycoidae Family
Moth Print (No. 22360026)
Plate 26
Moths -
Cossidae and Psychidae Family
Moth Print (No. 22360027)
Plate 27
Moths -
Saturnidae Family

Moth Print (No. 22360028)
Plate 28
Moths -
Lasiocampidae Family
Moth Print (No. 22360029)
Plate 29
Moths -
Lasiocampidae Family
Moth Print (No. 22360030)
Plate 30
Moths -
Drepanulidae and Notodontidae Family
Moth Print (No. 22360031)
Plate 31
Moths -
Notodontidae Family