1. Emperor Moth. 2. Caterpillar of Do. 3. Oak Egger Moth. BUTTERFLIES / MOTHS.

1. Emperor Moth. 2. Caterpillar of Do. 3. Oak Egger Moth.

Ca. 1840.
Engraving with original handcolor, sheet 6 1/2 x 4 inches. Very good condition: small paper loss to top right corner, well outside of image. Plate 17 from one of William Jardine's Naturalist's Library volumes. Two beautifully patterned moths, one brown and orange, one pink, green and brown and a spiky yellow and red caterpillar, the botanical background is etched in. Engraved by Lizars. Item #34674

Price: $38.00

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