High Res Images: 39 Insect Antique Prints By Charles Orbigny

Artist: Charles Orbigny
Product Code: FRP-CD013
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High Res Images: 39 Insect Antique Prints By Charles Orbigny

Accurate, high resolution scans of 39 antique pictures of insects from Charles Orbigny's work D'Histoire Naturelle.

Images are 300ppi and will be sent to you by file transfer, usually within 1 working day.

The scans were made from hand coloured antique engravings from the first edition of Dictionnaire D'Histoire Naturelle by Charles Orbigny which was published in 1849. Many experts consider these to be the finest natural history prints ever made.
They were in good condition, with some variation in the color tone of the paper, and were ~9.8 x 6.3 inches (25 cm x 16 cm).


Royalty free.
Save money - print accurate copies of beautiful antique prints for a fraction of their cost.
Study them before investing in the original prints.
Illustrate educational projects.
Use them to create art, greeting cards, calendars, posters, clip art etc.


Scans are of the original antique prints and are exactly same dimensions.
Scans are saved as lossless bitmap or Tif files so all detail is retained (unlike jpg files).
Prints were scanned and saved at 300ppi. Each image file is several megabytes large.
Contact us before purchase for permission to use them commercially.
Much more detailed and higher quality than the images on this web site. When printed on a typical ink jet printer they are a very close match to the original antique prints.
Returns and refunds are not permitted.

Date Made1800-1849
Paper Size
Main ColorMulticolored
Size Category21 to 30 cm (8 to 12 inches)