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The Ringlet Butterfly. Plate 8.

  • ARTIST: Henry Noel Humphreys

  • PUBLISHER: Published in London by Paul Jerrard and Son.

  • MEDIUM: Lithograph, printed in color and finished by hand,

    DATE: c 1860.

  • EDITION SIZE: Paper size 10 3/8 x 6 7/8" (26.3 x 17.4 cm).

  • DESCRIPTION: Beautifully colored image of eight butterflies. The prints are not titled but the accompanying text gives their names, a brief description of their lifespans and habitats where they reside.<br><br> Species shown, The Ringlet Butterfly, the underside, caterpillar, and the chrysalis. The Scarce Scotch Argus Butterfly, the female and the male, and the caterpillar. The Scotch Argus Butterfly, the female and the male. The Small Ringlet Butterfly, and the underside. <br><br> Henry Noel Humphreys, (1810-1879) was a British illustrator, naturalist, and numismatist, became an accomplished scholar in numerous subjects in the humanities and sciences.


  • CONDITION: Good condition and color.