To see our specialist collections, please click below.
John Gould Joseph Wolf George Edwards
This page represents only a small part of our collection of original Antique ornithological prints. Please click on an image to see it in high-resolution, with details of the work itself. For enquiries and purchases, please do contact us.
Toucan: Green billed Toucan from Cayenne, Guiana With life size detail of bill.
Stork: Australian Mycteria. Myceteria australis. Drawn from life at the society’s Vivarium.
Iceland Falcon. Falcio islandicus. Drawn from life at the Zoological Society’s Vivarium.
Dodo with Guinea Pig: After the life painting by Jan Savery. Edwards elegant depiction of the rather dumpy Dodo, extinct by 1662, became the basis for subsequent illustrations including that in Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.
Brasilian Green Macaw. Pet of Lord Carpenter, drawn from life by the ‘Father of British Ornithology’.
Heron, Bitterns, Goose, Swan, Ducks, Gadwall and Shoveler.
Owl: Horned Owl from Athens.
Raven, Crow and Rook eggs.
Pintail, Teal, Garganey, Wigeon, Pochard, Duck, Eider, Goosander and Merganser.
Cockatoo:Lesser Lemon-Crested Cockatoo. Indigenous to Celebes (Sulawesi) and the Lesser Sundas in the Malay Archipelago.
Green Aracari; Pteroglossus viridis from South America.
Cormorant: Pelicanus Sinensis. Fishing Cormorant of China.
Northern Hummingbird pair.
Greenland Falcon. Falcio greenlandicus. Saker Falcon. Falcio sacer. Drawn from life at the society’s Vivarium.
Tern and Gull eggs.
Manchurian Crane. Grus montignesia. Drawn from life at the society’s Vivarium.
Parakeet: Barnard’s Parakeet (Fort Lincoln Parrot) indigenous to Australia.
Fire-Backed or Crested forest pheasant of Java.