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Antique Moth Print . plate XLIX . original old woodblock dated 1896

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This is a beautiful hand coloured print from Rev. Francis Orpen Morris' A History of British Moths. Morris had a reputation as a popular writer on natural history. His first great success was A History of British Birds, which was quickly followed by A Hatural History of the Nest and Eggs of British Birds, and A History of British Butterflies, followed later by A History of British Moths.
Morris became an early advocate for conservation and was instrumental in founding the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds.

~~~ mamestra albicolon, mamestra furva, mamestra brassicæ, mamestra perscicariæ, apamea basilinea, apamea connexa, apamea gemina, apamea unanimis, apamea ophiogramma, apamea fibrosa, apamea oculea ~~~

The condition of the print is excellent. The hand colouring vibrant. The paper is cream in colour. This is a medium size print measuring approximately 6 1/2" x 10 1/4" (17cm x 26cm).

This is an ORIGINAL antique print. A copy of the title page is included in the listing.

All prints are sent Recorded (Signed For) Priority Airmail and packaged within sturdy foam boards.


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Antique Moth Print . plate XLIX . original old woodblock dated 1896


  • Vintage item from the 1800s
  • Materials: paper, ephemera, color, ink
  • Ships worldwide from Riga, Latvia
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