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