Scotch Gray Moth by John Curtis, 1827
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Scotch Gray Moth by John Curtis, 1827

$95.00
Est. Arrival: Mar 24 - Apr 05
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Original hand-colored engraving from an early-1800s folio of insects illustrated by the British entomologist and botanical artist John Curtis (1791-1862). Shown is the Scotch Gray Moth (with the Hairy Saxifrage). Prints are unique in that Curtis combined the illustration of the moth with a plant native to the British Isles. Includes a certificate with additional information and original text pages.
Color: multi
Condition: Excellent
Dimensions: 5.5" L x 9" H
Era: Antique: 19th century
Made In: England
Made Of: ink on paper
SKU: 77579264
ESTIMATED ARRIVAL: Mar 24 - Apr 05
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Welcome to Prints with a Past. Since 1997 we have shared our love of original antique and vintage prints with our clients. The business grew out of our enjoyment in antiquing while living in Bucks County, Pennsylvania and collecting prints for our home and to give as gifts. We take great pride in presenting a diverse selection of original engravings and lithographs from the late 1700s through early 1900s, and sharing the story about each one. —Your hosts, Nancy and Dick Bossler.
Why we love this
Original hand-colored engraving from an early-1800s folio of insects illustrated by the British entomologist and botanical artist John Curtis (1791-1862). Shown is the Scotch Gray Moth (with the Hairy Saxifrage). Prints are unique in that Curtis combined the illustration of the moth with a plant native to the British Isles. Includes a certificate with additional information and original text pages.
About the Seller
Welcome to Prints with a Past. Since 1997 we have shared our love of original antique and vintage prints with our clients. The business grew out of our enjoyment in antiquing while living in Bucks County, Pennsylvania and collecting prints for our home and to give as gifts. We take great pride in presenting a diverse selection of original engravings and lithographs from the late 1700s through early 1900s, and sharing the story about each one. —Your hosts, Nancy and Dick Bossler.