Antique chromo lithograph of the Gypsy and other moths, 1913

Item number: 4.12

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 13 detailed illustrations of moths and larva, including the Oak eggar and Gyspsy moth.


The numbers below correspond with the numbers on the plate:
1. Lymantria dispar L. Gypsy moth / Spongy moth.
2. Lymantria dispar L. Gypsy moth / Spongy moth.
3. Stilpnotia salicis L. Satin moth.
4. Porthesia similis Fuessl. Yellow-tail moth / Gold tail moth / Swan moth
5. Malacosoma neustria L. Lackey moth.
6. Lasiocampa quercus L. Oak eggar.
7. Macrothylacia rubi L. Fox moth.


The pre-cut high quality matboard has a white top layer with a subtle texture 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