Deaths-head Hawkmoth 1840 Original Hand Colored Engraving Print


Deaths-head Hawkmoth Print.
Issued: Original hand-colored engraving from “The Naturalist's Library” by Sir. William Jardine (1751-1813).

Published 1840 by Edinburgh printer and engraver William Home Lizars with illustrations by James Duncan (insect volumes) and Edward Lear.

Print is in very good or better condition with trivial toning mainly around the margins and slight age browning. Half inch spilt in upper right but repaired and few staples holes present by the bottom trim yet outside of the framing area. Overall presentable and attractive well worthy of hanging for display. Blank on verso.

Print measures c. WxH – 3 7/8 x 6 3/8 inches.