Antique chromo lithograph of the Speckled yellow and other moths, 1913

Item number: 4.17

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 19 detailed illustrations of moths and larva, including the Speckled yellow and Large emerald moths. 


The numbers below correspond with the numbers on the plate:

1. Geometra papilionaria L. Large emerald moth.
2. Cheimatobia boreata H. Northern winter moth.
3. Cheimatobia brumata L. Winter moth.
4. Larentia juniperata L. Juniper moth.
5. Abraxas grossulariata L. Magpie moth.
6. Ennomos alniaria L. Canary-shouldered thorn moth.
7. Venilia macularia L. Speckled yellow moth.
8. Biston hirtaria Cl. Oak beauty moth.
9. Gnophos obscuraria Hb. Scottish annulet moth.
10. Ematurga atomaria L. Common heath moth.


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