Butterfly and Moth Prints from Cuvier's Animal Kingdom (1837)
Butterfly and Moth Prints
from Cuvier's Animal Kingdom
(England, 1837)
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These beautiful hand-colored prints are from the English edition of The Animal Kingdom, the best known work of the French naturalist Baron Georges Cuvier.  Cuvier authored the scientific text which was illustrated by M. Latreille.  The goal of this series was to "serve as a foundation for the natural history of animals and an introduction to comparative anatomy".  The subjects covered included mammals, birds, fish, insects, reptiles, mollusks and crustacea.


Price per print: Print Only:  As shown
Matting Charge:  $20
Framing & Matting Charge:  $100
Dimensions: Print Only:  5 x 8-1/2 inches
Matted:  11 x 14 inches
Type of print: Original hand-colored engraving
Year: 1837

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Butterflies (No. 21400088)
Plate 88
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Butterflies (No. 21400089)
Plate 89
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Butterflies (No. 21400090)
Plate 90
Butterflies - Vanessa, et al
Butterflies (No. 21400091)
Plate 91
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Butterflies (No. 21400092)
Plate 92
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Butterflies (No. 21400093)
Plate 93
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Butterflies (No. 21400094)
Plate 94
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Moths (No. 21400095)
Plate 95
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Butterflies (No. 21400096)
Plate 96
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Moths (No. 21400097)
Plate 97
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Moths (No. 21400100)
Plate 100
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Moths (No. 21400101)
Plate 101
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Moths (No. 21400102)
Plate 102
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