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