Antique chromo lithograph of the Marbled white and other butterflies, 1913

Item number: 4.6

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


This fine print, which is 109 years old, is in excellent condition and has 12 detailed illustrations of butterflies and caterpillars of the Marbled white and Fritillary butterflies.


The numbers below correspond with the numbers on the plate
1. Argynnis ino Rott. Lesser marbled fritillary.
2. Argynnis aglaja L. Dark green fritillary.
3. Argynnis amathusia Esp. 
4. Argynnis paphia L. Silver-washed fritillary.
5. Argynnis laodice Pall. Pallas’ fritillary.
6. Melanargia galathea L. Marbled white.


The pre-cut high quality matboard has a light steel blue 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