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