Antique chromo lithograph of the Large yellow underwing and other moths, 1913

Item number: 4.14

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 is packed with 19 detailed illustrations of moths and larva, including the Large yellow underwing and the Broad-bordered yellow underwing moths.


The numbers below correspond with the numbers on the plate:
1. Acronycta alni L. Alder moth.
2. Acronycta auricoma F. Scarce dagger moth.
3. Agrotis fimbria L. Broad-bordered yellow underwing moth.
4. Agrotis janthina Esp. Langmaid's yellow underwing moth.
5. Agrotis pronuba L. Large yellow underwing moth.
6. Agrotis brunnea F. Sand dart moth.
7. Agrotis segetum Schiff. Turnip moth.
8. Pachnobia ru bricosa F. Red Chestnut moth.
9. Mamestra leucophaea View. Cabbage army moth.
10. Mamestra persicaria L. Dot moth.


The pre-cut high quality matboard has a pale green 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