Chromolithograph on a wove (vellin) type paper. on paper.
Size in cm: The overall size is ca. 30.8 x 24.4 cm. The image size is ca. 26.8 x 21 cm. Size in inch: The overall size is ca. 12.1 x 9.6 inch. The image size is ca. 10.6 x 8.3 inch.
Antique print, titled: ”Schutzeinrichtungen II ” – (Camouflage II). This plate shows different kinds of protection/camouflage methodes of butterflies, pupae and larvae. This original print originates from the sixth edition of the famous German encyclopedia Meyers’ Konversationslexikon, and was published 1902-1920. Meyers Konversations-Lexikon was a major German encyclopedia that existed in various editions from 1839 until 1984, when it merged with the Brockhaus encyclopedia. The same prints were used for similar publications, such as Brockhaus’ encyclopedia, and the Dutch encyclopedias of Oosthoek and Winkler Prins.Artists and Engravers: The original founder and publisher who initiated this famous encyclopedia was Joseph Meyer (1796-1856, Hildburghausen, Germany).
Condition: Very good, given age. Original middle fold, as issued. General age-related toning and occasional light stains from handling. Please study image carefully.
Keywords: ANTIQUE PRINT-CAMOUFLAGE-PROTECTION-INSECTS-PUPAE-LARVAE-BUTTERFLY-MEYERS