Antique print of the Swallow Tail and other butterflies, 1903

Item number: 8.1

This beautiful coloured plate of butterflies is from the first edition of the work by Edward Hulme called 'Butterflies and Moths of the Countryside', published in 1903.


This 119-year-old print is in excellent condition and has 8 illustrations of butterflies, including the Swallow Tail. 

The numbers below correspond with the numbers on the plate

1. Swallow Tail. Papilio machaon.
2. Brimstone. Female. Gonepteryx rhamni.
3. Brimstone. Male. Gonepteryx rhamni.
4. Pale Clouded Yellow. Colias lyale.
5. Clouded Yellow. Male. Colias edusa.
6. Clouded Yellow. Female. Colias edusa.
7. Orange Tip. Female. Euchloe cardamines.
8. Orange Tip. Male. Euchloe cardamines.


The pre-cut high quality matboard has an ivory colored top layer, and is acid-free, protecting the print. 


The image you see is a photograph of the actual item. 


Artist: Edward F. Hulme
Rear of the print: blank, no images or text
Matboard size (= frame size): 21 x 30 cm | 8.27 x 11.81 inch
Print size: 16,8 x 24,4 cm | 6.61 x 9.61 inch