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Joseph Wolf George Edwards
This page represents only a small part of our collection of original Antique prints of Wild Animals. 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.
St Jago or Green Monkey of the Cape Verde Islands clutching fruit: Drawn from life.
Male African Zebra: Drawn initially from a stuffed example with additions from a live example at the Royal menagerie at Kew.
Painted Ocelot: Felis picta. Captured in Central America and drawn from life at the society’s Vivarium.
Leopards: Felis leopardis. The Panther from Malaysia and the Leopard from Morocco. Drawn from life at the society’s Vivarium.
Lioness: Felis leo. Captured near the Euphrates. Drawn from life with cubs bred in captivity at the society’s Vivarium.
Canadian Lynx. Lynx canadensis. Drawn from life at the society’s Vivarium.
Tigeress: Felis Tigris foemina.
Halmaturus Billardieri: Tasmanian Wallaby. Two wallabies, one in foreground, other in grassy background.
North American Buffalo having a gambol.
Cape Buffalo with descriptive text. Founded in 1698, the SPCK is the oldest Anglican mission and publishing house of the Church of England.
Hippopotamus: Hippopotamus amphibius. Captured on the White Nile and drawn from life at the Zoological Society’s Vivarium.
Black Maucauco or Lemur of Madagascar reaching for fruit. Pet of Mr Carrington, clerk to the Society of Surgeons, drawn from life.
Leopard: Felis Leopardus. Male.
Asiatic Lion and Lioness, Bengal Tiger, Leopard and Jaguar.
Elephant: in Indian landscape. Elephas Indicus a sub species of the Asian elephant originating from mainland Asia.
Female Rhinoceros and young elephant with tusks added by Edwards. Drawn from life in London.