Antique chromo lithograph of the Purple tiger and other moths, 1913

Item number: 4.19

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 24 detailed illustrations of moths and larva, including the Purple tiger and Cinnabar moths.


The numbers below correspond with the numbers on the plate:
1. Arctia aulica L. Brown tiger moth.
2. Rhyparia purpurata L. Purple tiger moth.
3. Parasemia plantaginis L. Wood tiger.
4. Cybosia mesomella L. Four-dotted footman moth.
5. Hiprocrita jacobaeae L. Cinnabar moth.
6. Lithosia complana L. Scarce footman moth.
7. Pelosia mus cerda Hufn. Dotted footman moth.
8. Heterogynis penella Hb. Moth.
9. Zygaena lonicerae Scheven. Narrow-bordered five-spot burnet moth.
10. Zygaena filipendulae L. Six-spot burnet moth.
11. Aglaope infausta L. Almond-tree leaf skeletonizer moth.
12. Ino pruni Schif. Plum moth.
13. Ino statices L. Green forester moth.


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