Natural History and Botanical

This is a general selection of natural history prints.  You can also find botanical prints here and here.

 

Please note:

 

Those marked with *VM are not currently physically mounted. We have suggested a suitable colour, but we will mount in a colour to suit you (within reason!). Please use our order/enquire form to request this and for any other queries.

 

The photos are not proportionately sized, so please check the measurements given. 

Mount colour is as accurate as possible, but of course may show up differently on different computers.

 

Picture size is approximate, though overall mount size is pretty accurate. 

Any noticeable marks or creases are noted in the description.

All hand colouring is contemporary with the time the print was made.

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Animals
No. 10473

Studies of animals

Studies of Animals, copper engraving on hand-made wove paper. Guaranteed over 250 years old.

Date: c1647

Picture size: 13" x 13"

Mount: 17" x 17.5", Cream

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Australia
No. 10360

Mammalia of Australia

By George Waterhouses. Hand coloured copper engraved plate (Pl.4), after the John Gould watercolour

Date: c1846

Picture size: 5" x 8"

Mount: 10" x 12", Cream 

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Mud tortoise, George Edwards
No. 10142

Mud tortoise

Very rare hand coloured copper engraved plate by George Edwards

Date: 1757

Picture size: 7" x 9"

Mount: 11" x 14", Cream

 

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Lemur
No. 11057

Flying lemur

German stone lithograph.

A little foxed in places.

 

Date: c1825

Picture size: 8" x 12"

Mount: 12" x 16", Cream

 

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Our photography can't do justice to the lovely colours in the following prints.  Hand coloured at the time of printing, these early 19th century steel engravings of humming birds by Wm H Lizars were presented in The Naturalist's Library by Sir William Jardine, dated 1833.

Trochilus Quadricolor
No. 10266

Trochilus Quadricolor

Azure crowned humming bird.

Plate 9.

Picture size: 4" x 5.25"

Mount: 8" x 10", Mid blue

 

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Humming bird
No. 10455

Trochilus Dupontii

Double line border.

Date: 1833

Picture size: 3.75" x 5"

Mount: 8" x 10", Parchment

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Humming bird
No. 10447

Trochilus Furcatus

Double line border.

Date: 1833

Picture size: 3.75" x 5"

Mount: 8" x 10", Parchment

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Humming bird
No. 10448

Trochilus Delalandii

Double line border.

Date: 1833

Picture size: 3.75" x 5"

Mount: 8" x 10", Parchment

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Humming bird
No. 10453

Trochilus Colubris

Double line border.

Date: 1833

Picture size: 3.75" x 5"

Mount: 8" x 10", Parchment

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Humming bird
No. 10452

Trochilus Moschitus

Double line border.

Date: 1833

Picture size: 3.75" x 5"

Mount: 8" x 10", Parchment

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Humming bird
No. 10449

Trochilus Avocetta

Double line border.

Date: 1833

Picture size: 3.75" x 5"

Mount: 8" x 10", Parchment

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Humming bird
No. 10450

Trochilus Recurvirostris

Double line border.

Date: 1833

Picture size: 3.75" x 5"

Mount: 8" x 10", Parchment

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The following are antique botanical oil-based lithographs, part of a series of lithos from Deutschlands Obstsorten by Mueller Diemitz. Also included is photograph of tree in winter.

Bismarck Apple
No. 10076

Bismarck Apfel

Date: c1905

Picture size: 7.5" x 10.5"

Mount: 11" x 15", Cream 

 

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Harberts Renette apple
No. 10075

Harberts Renette Apfel

Date: c1905

Picture size: 7.5" x 10.5"

Mount: 11" x 15", Cream 

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Kaiser Wilhelm apple
No. 10079

Kaiser Wilhelm apple

Date: c1905

Picture size: 7.5" x 10.5"

Mount: 11" x 15", Cream 

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Pommerscher Krummstiel
No. 10080

Pommerscher Krummstiel

Date: c1905

Picture size: 7.5" x 10.5"

Mount: 11" x 15", Cream 

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Weisser Klar-Apfel
No. 10081

Weisser Klar-Apfel

Date: c1905

Picture size: 7.5" x 10.5"

Mount: 11" x 15", Cream 

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Goldrenette von Blenheim apple
No. 10082

Goldrenette von Blenheim

Date: c1905

Picture size: 7.5" x 10.5"

Mount: 11" x 15", Cream 

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Weisser Winter-Taffetapfel
No. 10083

Weisser Winter-Taffetapfel

Date: c1905

Picture size: 7.5" x 10.5"

Mount: 11" x 15", Cream 

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Koniglicher Kurzstiel
No. 10084

Koniglicher Kurzstiel

Date: c1905

Picture size: 7.5" x 10.5"

Mount: 11" x 15", Cream 

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Parkers Pepping apple
No. 10078

Parkers Pepping apple

Date: c1905

Picture size: 7.5" x 10.5"

Mount: 11" x 15", Cream 

Price including shipping