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"Annulated Butterfly of New South Wales"
(Colonial New South Wales)

Title: Annulated Butterfly of New South Wales
Method: Original Copper-line engraving with vibrant original hand-colouring
Description: Two annulated (striped,ringed) Butterflies collected by early naturalists in the Colony of Port Jackson, New South Wales, Australia. for The Naturalist's Pocket Magazine; or, Compleat Cabinet of Curiosities and Beauties of Nature, containing elegant coloured prints of birds, fishes, flowers, insects, quadrupeds, shells, and other natural productions...'
Series published between 1798-1802 by Harrison, Cluse & Co, No 108, Newgate Street (London)'. This print published November 16th, 1800. Rare.
Size: 145mm by 85mm (size of print only)
Size of conservation presentation in antique frame = 230mm x 180mm
Condition = slight paper discolouration throughout, notable consequence of age.
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BRITISH BUTTERFLIES AND THEIR TRANSFORMATIONS

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"The study of natural history is the learning of the characters with which the wonderful story of nature is written ; and cannot conceive a more pleasing and natural introduction to its general study than entomology, of which I think the division of Lepidoptera...the most easy and attractive section. "H.N. Humphreys, Esq, 1860
An exquisite collection of original hand coloured lithographs by H.Noel Humphries (1810-1879), naturalist, entemologist, illustrator,numisimatist (study of currrency) published Edinburgh 1860.Humphries layout that comprehensively illustrates the life cycle of the various butterflies, so impressed the British Museum curators that they adopted his meticulous dislay concept.

British Butterflies, Butterfly, Humphries, insects

BF16F.

Featuring Butterflies

Apatura Iris (The Purple Emperor, male B.) etc., featuring and flora Lonicera Periclymenum (the common honeysuckle,), Quercus sessiliflora (The sessil-fruited Oak).

Size of plate = 21cm x 27cm
Size of Frame Presentation = 43.5 x 55cm
Conservation frame presentation using TruVue UV blocking glass, traditional "Marbled Paper", a method of aqueous surface design often employed in past book binding processes for end papers or decorative covers
Price AUD$360

british butterfly and flora by h.n.humphries

BF9F.

Featuring Butterflies Malitaea selene (Small Pearl-Bordered B.) etc., featuring and flora Viola Tricolour (Heatsease,), Viola canina (Dog's Violet).

Size of plate = 21cm x 27cm
Conservation frame presentation using TruVue UV blocking glass, traditional "Marbled Paper", amethod of aqueous surface design often employed in past book binding processes for end papers or decorative covers
Price AUD$330

british butterfly and flora by h.n.humphries

BF2.

Featuring Butterflies Codias Edusa(the Cloud-Yellow B.), Colias Hyale (the Pale Cloud-Yellow B.), Colias Helice featuring and flora Milk Thistle, Giant Fescu Grass

Size of plate = 21cm x 27cm
Price AUD$75

british butterfly and flora by h.n.humphries

BF3.

Featuring Butterflies

Colias Chrysotheme?(small Clouded-Yellow B.), Colias Europome? (the clouded sulphur B.) featuring and flora Common Bird's-foot Trefoil, Great Bird's-foot Trefoil

Size of plate = 21cm x 27cm
Price AUD$75

british butterfly and flora by h.n.humphries

BF8.

Featuring Butterflies

Melitae Cinxia,(Glanville Fritillary B.), Melitae Artemis,(Greasy Fritillary B.),Melitae Athalia,(pearl-bordered likeness B.),. featuring and flora Speedwell, Devil'bit Scabious, common Heath, Ribwort

Size of plate = 21cm x 27cm
Price AUD$75

British Butterflies by h.n.humphreys

BF40.

Featuring Butterflies Pamphila Vitellious, Pamophila Sylvanus, male.featuring and flora Smooth Alpine Hair-grass

Size of plate = 21cm x 27cm
Price AUD$65

British Butterflies by h.n.humphreys

BF19.

Featuring Butterflies Hipparchia Briseis, female Hipparchia Titonus, (the Large Heath B.) male. featuring and flora Common-meadow grass

Size of plate = 21cm x 27cm
Price AUD$65

British Butterflies by h.n.humphreys

BF13.

Featuring Butterflies Oreina Ligea, (the Arran Brown B.) female Oreina Blandina, (the Scotch Argus B.) male. featuring and flora Glausus Meadow-Grass and Alpine Meadow Grass

Size of plate = 21cm x 27cm
Price AUD$110

British Butterflies by h.n.humphreys

BF26.

Featuring Butterflies Thecla W-album,male (W-hair-streak B.), T.Rubi, male (green-haired streak B.), female, featuring and flora Common Elm and the Common Dewberry

Size of plate = 21cm x 27cm
Price AUD$55

British Butterflies by h.n.humphreys

BF7.

Featuring Butterflies Parnassius Apollo (the Crimson-ringed B.), Aporia Crataegi,(Black-veined White B.) & featuring flora Hawthorn and Sedum Telephiom

Size of plate = 21cm x 27cm
Price AUD$120

British Butterflies by h.n.humphreys

BF21.

Featuring Butterflies Coenonympha Darvus (the Small-ringlet B.), C. Polydama, and the C. Typhon (the Marsh Ringlet B.) & featuring flora the Common Heath Grass

Size of plate = 21cm x 27cm
Price AUD$55

British Butterflies by h.n.humphreys

BF30.

Featuring Butterflies Chrysophanus Virgaureae (Scarce Copper B.), c. Hippothoe (Tawny Copper B.), and the C. Typhon (the Marsh Ringlet B.) & featuring flora the Golden Rod

Size of plate = 21cm x 27cm
Price AUD$55

British Butterflies by h.n.humphreys

BF32.

Featuring Butterflies Polyommatus Arion (Azure Blue B.), P. Alcon (Alcon Blue B.), and the C. Typhon (the Marsh Ringlet B.) & featuring flora Strawberry-headed Trefoil


Size of plate = 21cm x 27cm
Price AUD$55

British Butterflies by h.n.humphreys

BF42.

Featuring Butterflies Colias Myrmidone,male, Hipparchia (Oreina) Mnestra Hubner, and the Argyrnnis Lathonia.

Size of plate = 21cm x 27cm
Price AUD$55

British Butterflies by h.n.humphreys

BF37.

Featuring Butterflies Polymmatus Salmacis (Durham Argus B.), P. Artaxerxes. & featuring flora the Trailing Rest-Harrow

Size of plate = 21cm x 27cm
Price AUD$55

British Butterflies by h.n.humphreys

BF35.

Featuring Butterflies Polymmatus Eros, P. Dorylas. & featuring flora the Horse-shoe Vetch

Size of plate = 21cm x 27cm
Price AUD$55

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