Antique print of the Marbled White and other butterflies, 1903

Item number: 8.4

This beautiful coloured plate of butterflies originates 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 9 illustrations of butterflies, including the Marbled White (the numbers below correspond with the numbers on the plate):

25. Marbled White. Melanargia galathea.
26. Speckled Wood. Pararge egeria.
27. Grayling. Male. Satyrus semele.
28. Meadow Brown. Epinephele janira.
29. Grayling. Female. Satyrus semele.
30. Small Heath. Cænonympha þamphilus.
31. Wall Butterfly. Pararge megæra.
32. Ringlet. Epinephele hyperanthus.
33. Ringlet. Epinephele hyperanthus. Under side.


The pre-cut high quality matboard has a steel blue 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