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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.
Heron, Bitterns, Goose, Swan, Ducks, Gadwall and Shoveler.
Cormorant: Pelicanus Sinensis. Fishing Cormorant of China.
Pintail, Teal, Garganey, Wigeon, Pochard, Duck, Eider, Goosander and Merganser.
Parakeet: Barnard’s Parakeet (Fort Lincoln Parrot) indigenous to Australia.
Green Aracari; Pteroglossus viridis from South America.
Tern and Gull eggs.
Golden Monarch and Sunda flycatchers. Muscicapa chrysomela and miniata.
Manchurian Crane. Grus montignesia. Drawn from life at the 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.
Stork: Australian Mycteria. Myceteria australis. Drawn from life at the society’s Vivarium.
Toucan: Green billed Toucan from Cayenne, Guiana With life size detail of bill.
Northern Hummingbird pair.
Paradise and Blue capped Tanagars. Tanagra tatao and cynocephala.
Greenland Falcon. Falcio greenlandicus. Saker Falcon. Falcio sacer. Drawn from life at the society’s Vivarium.
Cockatoo:Lesser Lemon-Crested Cockatoo. Indigenous to Celebes (Sulawesi) and the Lesser Sundas in the Malay Archipelago.
Raven, Crow and Rook eggs.
Brasilian Green Macaw. Pet of Lord Carpenter, drawn from life by the ‘Father of British Ornithology’.
Collared Phesant, Java Cockrel and hen.
Iceland Falcon. Falcio islandicus. Drawn from life at the Zoological Society’s Vivarium.
Shrike: Blue Shrike and Red throated Shrike. Lanius bicolour and guttaralis.
Fire-Backed or Crested forest pheasant of Java.
Owl: Horned Owl from Athens.