Butterflies: Authentic 1902 (Dated) True Natural History Stone Chromolithograph

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  • Sold Date: Feb 14, 2016
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1902 - True Stone Chromolithograph:
American Butterflies

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10 examples of common and uncommon American Butterflies are illustrated and identified:

1. Gray Hair-Streak

2. Red Admiral

3. Olive Hair-Streak

4. Hobomok Skipper

5. Tiger Swallow Tail

6. Falcote Orange-Tip

7. The Zebra

8. Yellow Clover Butterfly

9. Eastern Tailed Blue

10. Nicippe Butterfly

This is a true stone chromolithograph - dated 1902 on the face. It appeared as a bookplate in a fine set of 1903 encyclopedias. The sheet size is about 6.25" x 9", and the boxed area is about 5 x 8.

It has the rich saturated colors characteristic of the stone litho process and the printing quality is excellent.
A beautiful print! - exquisitely printed by Julius Bien & Co., NYC one of the finest US lithographers of the early 20th century.

Condition is as shown. Printed on stiff paper--blank on the reverse.

-- Returnable for any reason within 10 days for prompt refund .