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