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Birds

Discover genuine antique prints about birds.

Bird illustration has been an important art form for centuries. It is a beautiful blend of art and science.

Bird illustration reached a peak in about 1600 to 1900. This was an exciting era of exploration and discovery. Scientists and artists documented and illustrated familiar birds and newly discovered species.

At the same time, it was fashionable for wealthy people to have scientific hobbies. One of the most popular was studying nature. The wealthy employed some of the finest artists to illustrate birds. The illustrations were usually printed as engravings or lithographs.

Choose from thousands of our antique prints of animals. They are genuine antique prints.

25.5 x 16.5 cm (10 x 6.5 inches)This vintage lithograph is by Friederich Wilhelm Kuhnert, and was made in1894 in London. Kuhnert (1865-1926) was a German artist who specialised in wildlife. He was especially good at portraying animals in natural settings. The image area is in excellent condition. T..
US$50.00
21 x 13 cm (8.5 x 5.25 inches)This is a hand colored engraving made in 1794 from the Comte de Buffon's English edition of Natural History. Buffon's works influenced the next two generations of naturalists, including Jean-Baptiste Lamarck and Georges Cuvier. It has been said that "Truly, Buffon was t..
US$30.00
34 x 26 cm (13.5 x 10.3 inches)Blue-winged,, Cockatiel, Bourke and Ground ParrotThis lithograph is from a limited edition of Anton Reichenow's work on parrots. Reichenow (1847-1941) was a German ornithologist, worked at the Humboldt Museum and was editor of the Journal für Ornithologie. It was made ..
US$80.00
~8.3 by 5.2 inches (21 by 12.8 cm). This superb antique engraving is over 230 years old. It's from "British Zoology" by Thomas Pennant, which was published in 1776 in Warrington, England. The illustrations in the early editions were so expensive to produce that he made little money and gave the pro..
US$50.00
19 x 11 cm (7.5 x 4.5 inches).This is an antique chromolithograph from a work by Richard Bowdler-Sharpe (1847 - 1909), an English zoologist in the Zoological Department of the British Museum. He founded the British Ornithologists' Club in 1892. His work on birds was scientific, yet popular and conta..
US$35.00
25 x 15.5 cm (9.75 x 6 inches)This is an original hand colored wood engraving made by Charles Robert Bree in 1866. Bree was a medical practioner and zoologist, who became a renowned Victorian ornithologist. It is a genuine antique print, not a reproduction. It is in excellent condition. The paper an..
US$50.00
23 x 15 cm (9 x 6 inches).This antique engraving is over 200 years old. It's is from the first edition of one of George Shaw's works on zoology, published between 1801 and 1804. George Shaw (1751-1813) was a notable English botanist and zoologist. Shaw was a initially a medical practitioner. He beca..
US$40.00
~8.3 by 5.2 inches (21 by 12.8 cm). This superb antique engraving is over 230 years old. It's from "British Zoology" by Thomas Pennant, which was published in 1776 in Warrington, England. The illustrations in the early editions were so expensive to produce that he made little money and gave the pro..
US$50.00
29 x 21.5 cm (11.5 x 8.5 inches)Geopsittacus occentalis and Pezoporus wallicusAustraliaThe Night Parrot is well known as being one of the most elusive and mysterious birds in the world. This vintage lithograph is from Wild Nature, made in the early 1930s in London and Australia. It is what's known a..
US$40.00
24.9 x 15.5cm (9.8 x 6.5 inches).This is an original hand colored wood engraving made for Charles Robert Bree in 1866. It is a genuine antique print, not a reproduction. It is in excellent condition. The paper and colors are virtually as fresh as they day the prints were created. Charles Robert Bree..
US$30.00
34 x 26 cm (13.5 x 10.3 inches)Red-capped,Meyer's Lorikeet, Blue-rumped ParrakeetThis lithograph is from a limited edition of Anton Reichenow's work on parrots. Reichenow (1847-1941) was a German ornithologist, worked at the Humboldt Museum and was editor of the Journal für Ornithologie. It was made..
US$80.00
29 x 21.5 cm (11.5 x 8.5 inches)Ceriornis melanocephalaHimalayas,ChinaThis vintage lithograph is from Wild Nature, made in the early 1930s in London and Australia. It is what's known as an instructive picture, a genre of antique prints created to educate people about the natural world. As such they ..
US$40.00
~8.3 by 5.2 inches (21 by 12.8 cm). This superb antique engraving is over 230 years old. It's from "British Zoology" by Thomas Pennant, which was published in 1776 in Warrington, England. The illustrations in the early editions were so expensive to produce that he made little money and gave the pro..
US$50.00
Accurate, high resolution scans of 22 antique pictures of pigeons and doves.Images are 300ppi and will be sent to you by file transfer, usually within 1 working day.The scans were made from antique lithographs by Harrison Weir.They were in excellent condition and were ~11 x 7 inches (28 cm x 18 cm)...
US$40.00
Accurate, high resolution scans of 44 high quality antique pictures of poultry.Images are 300ppi and will be sent to you by file transfer, usually within 1 working day.The antique artworks measured 11 by 7 inches (28 by 18 cm) and were made in the 1860s by Harrison Weir. The colored ones were made b..
US$50.00
29 x 21.5 cm (11.5 x 8.5 inches)Aptenodytes patagonicaAntarcticThis vintage lithograph is from Wild Nature, made in the early 1930s in London and Australia. It is what's known as an instructive picture, a genre of antique prints created to educate people about the natural world. As such they usually..
US$40.00
~8.3 by 5.2 inches (21 by 12.8 cm). This superb antique engraving is over 230 years old. It's from "British Zoology" by Thomas Pennant, which was published in 1776 in Warrington, England. The illustrations in the early editions were so expensive to produce that he made little money and gave the pro..
US$50.00
25 x 15.5 cm (9.75 x 6 inches)This is an original hand colored wood engraving made by Charles Robert Bree in 1866. Bree was a medical practioner and zoologist, who became a renowned Victorian ornithologist. It is a genuine antique print, not a reproduction. It is in excellent condition. The paper an..
US$50.00
25 x 15.5 cm (9.75 x 6 inches)This is an original hand colored wood engraving made by Charles Robert Bree in 1866. Bree was a medical practioner and zoologist, who became a renowned Victorian ornithologist. It is a genuine antique print, not a reproduction. It is in excellent condition. The paper an..
US$50.00
25 x 15.5 cm (9.75 x 6 inches)This is an original hand colored wood engraving made by Charles Robert Bree in 1866. Bree was a medical practioner and zoologist, who became a renowned Victorian ornithologist. It is a genuine antique print, not a reproduction. It is in excellent condition. The paper an..
US$50.00
25 x 15.5 cm (9.75 x 6 inches)This is an original hand colored wood engraving made by Charles Robert Bree in 1866. Bree was a medical practioner and zoologist, who became a renowned Victorian ornithologist. It is a genuine antique print, not a reproduction. It is in excellent condition. The paper an..
US$50.00
21 x 13 cm (8.5 x 5.25 inches)This is a hand colored engraving made in 1794 from the Comte de Buffon's English edition of Natural History. Buffon's works influenced the next two generations of naturalists, including Jean-Baptiste Lamarck and Georges Cuvier. It has been said that "Truly, Buffon was t..
US$30.00
25 x 15 cm (10 x 6 inches). La Perruche a tete couleur de rose et a long brins. La Perruche a collier couleur de rose This antique lithograph was made in 1833 in Brussels for Daubenton and Buffon's epic natural history work. It has original, hand painted colouring which is absolutely superb (on a pa..
US$95.00
28.5 x 19 cm (11.3 x 7.5 inches).This is an original hand colored engraving from a large, fine quality French edition of Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon,'s Natural History. The hand coloring is original, and the engraving is over 160 years old. It was made by copper plate engraving, has fine ..
US$45.00
34 x 26 cm (13.5 x 10.3 inches)Lorikeets: Purple-crowned, Little, Musky, Variegated, Yellow-Headed, Rusty Coloured, Iris and, Solitary ParrotAustralia,Tasmania,IndonesiaThis lithograph is from a limited edition of Anton Reichenow's work on parrots. Reichenow (1847-1941) was a German ornithologist, w..
US$80.00
34 x 26 cm (13.5 x 10.3 inches)Red-naped, Green naped, Blue-faced, OrnamentalThis lithograph is from a limited edition of Anton Reichenow's work on parrots. Reichenow (1847-1941) was a German ornithologist, worked at the Humboldt Museum and was editor of the Journal für Ornithologie. It was made in ..
US$80.00
34 x 26 cm (13.5 x 10.3 inches)Parakeets; Alpine, New Zealand Yellow-fronted, Love-bird, Red-legged LorikeetThis lithograph is from a limited edition of Anton Reichenow's work on parrots. Reichenow (1847-1941) was a German ornithologist, worked at the Humboldt Museum and was editor of the Journal fü..
US$80.00
34 x 26 cm (13.5 x 10.3 inches)Parrots: Liberian, Yellow-headed, Red-bellied, Brown-headedThis lithograph is from a limited edition of Anton Reichenow's work on parrots. Reichenow (1847-1941) was a German ornithologist, worked at the Humboldt Museum and was editor of the Journal für Ornithologie. It..
US$80.00
26.5 x 18 cm (10.3 x 7 inches).This is an antique print of fine pigeons by Harrison Weir of England. Weir was an experienced breeder of cats, carrier pigeons, and poultry and for thirty years often acted as a judge at the principal pigeon and poultry shows.They are colour printed wood engravings mad..
US$35.00
25 x 15.5 cm (9.75 x 6 inches)This is an original hand colored wood engraving made by Charles Robert Bree in 1866. Bree was a medical practioner and zoologist, who became a renowned Victorian ornithologist. It is a genuine antique print, not a reproduction. It is in excellent condition. The paper an..
US$50.00
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