Antique chromo lithograph of the Peacock and other butterflies, 1913

Item number: 4.4

This beautiful bright coloured chromolithographic plate originates from the first edition of an antique atlas describing all butterflies, caterpillars and moths in the Netherlands in the early 1900's.


This 109-year-old print is in excellent condition and has 12 detailed illustrations of butterflies and caterpillars.


The numbers below correspond with the numbers on the plate:

1. Vanessa io L. Peacock butterfly.
2. Vanessa urticae L. Small tortoiseshell.
3. Vanessa polychloros L. Large tortoiseshell.
4. Pyrameis atalanta L. Red admiral.
5. Neptis aceris Lep. Pallas’ sailer / Common glider.
6. Polygonia C-album L. Comma.


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

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

Artist: W. Hubert
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: 16,5 x 24 cm | 6.5 x 9.45 inch