- Wood engraving
- Landscape (wider)
- Le magasin pittoresque, vol. 5
- Collective work
- Paris: Édouard Charton, 1837
The old world swallowtail (Papilio machaon) is a butterfly in the family Papilionidae. Its color is yellow, with black markings, and it draws its name from the tail-like shape of its hind wings. It is also a large butterfly with a wingspan frequently exceeding 3 in (80 mm).
The caption reads in the original French:
Le papillon machaon.
Keywords: 1830s, 19th century, black & white, butterfly, insect, Le magasin pittoresque, Lepidoptera, Papilionidae, periodical