From Sir William Jardine, here is a handsome 1835 hand-colored engraving gleaned from the Naturalist Library's featuring two Australasia Fritillary Butterflies -
Dark Green Fritillary Butterfly [Argynnis Aglaia]
Pearl Bordered Fritillary Butterfly [Melitaea Euphrosine]
The heavy paper, top edged in gold, is blank on its reverse, measures 4.125" x 6.375" (10x16 cm), and shows gentle all over tanning as the protective tissue guard remains safely attached. The paper is smooth and clean, the paper edges are clear and unmarked, with the corner tips only just softened. The hand-coloring is bright and vivid and exact and there are no tears, folds, creases, or marks.
A beautiful subject to frame and gift or perhaps you'll use in your art - card and tag creations, collage, or keep in that growing scrap-book paper stash you love.
You are purchasing an original 1835 paper and it does not have watermarks. I will send this to you flat, protected, and by USPS 1st Class mail.
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