Antique print of the Silver-washed Fritillary and other butterflies, 1903

Item number: 8.7

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 11 illustrations of butterflies (numbers below correspond with the numbers on the plate):

46. High Brown Fritillary. Argynnis adippe.
47. Silver-washed Fritillary. Male. Argynnis paphia.
48. Silver-washed Fritillary. Female. Argynis paphia.
49. Brown Hair Streak. Male. Thecla betulae.
50. Brown Hair Streak. Female. Thecla betulae.
51. Brown Hair Streak. Thecla betulae. Under side.
52. Purple Hair Streak. Female. Thecla quercus.
53. Green Hair Streak. Thecla rubi.
54. Green Hair Streak. Thecla rubi. Under side.
55. Purple Hair Streak. Male. Thecla quercus.
56. Large Copper. Female. Chrysophanus dispar.


The pre-cut high quality matboard has an ivory coloured 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