Antique print of the Peacock and other butterflies, 1903

Item number: 8.6

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 a good condition and has 5 illustrations of the following butterflies (numbers below correspond with the numbers on the plate):

40. Comma. Vanessa C. album.
41. Small Tortoiseshell. Vanessa urticae.
42. Peacock. Vanessa io.
43. Red Admiral. Vanessa atalanta.
44. Large Tortoiseshell. Vanessa polychloros.
45. Camberwell Beauty. Vanessa antiopa.


The pre-cut high quality matboard has an 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
Condition: slight fading of color of illustration nr. 44
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