Antique chromo lithograph of the Apollo and other butterflies, 1913

Item number: 4.2

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 14 detailed illustrations of butterflies and caterpillars, including the Apollo and Southern festoon.


The numbers below correspond with the numbers on the plate:

1. Thais polyxena Schif. Southern festoon.
2. Parnassius apollo L. The Apollo / Mountain apollo.
3. Parnassius mnemosyne L. Clouded apollo.
4. Euchloë cardamines L. Orange Tip.
5. Pieris rapae L. Small white / Small cabbage white.
6. Colias phicomone Esp. Mountain clouded yellow.
7. Colias hyale L. Pale clouded yellow.


The pre-cut high quality matboard has a lemon-yellow 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