Antique print of the Death's Head Hawk Moth, 1903

Item number: 8.0

This beautiful coloured plate of the Death's head hawk moth 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 a very good condition and has illustrations of the Death's head hawk moth (Acherontia atropos), caterpillar and pupa on a potato plant, the larva's favourite food plant.


The pre-cut high quality matboard has a indigo / dark 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