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The Grayling Butterfly. Plate 7.

  • 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 nine 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 Grayling Butterfly, the female, underside, caterpillar, and the chrysalis. The Meadow Brown Butterfly, the female, underside, caterpillar, and the chrysalis. The Gate Keeper Butterfly, the female, underside, caterpillar, and the chrysalis. <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.

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  • CONDITION: Good condition and color.

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