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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 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
Meadow Pipit Nest And Egg
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25 x 15 cm (10 x 6 inches).This antique print was made by wood engraving in 1855. It is in in excellent condition and is an original antique from the rare, first edition of Reverend Francis Orpen Morris's "A Natural History of the Nests & Eggs of British Birds". Morris created this work in the Eng..
US$0.00
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
34 x 26 cm (13.5 x 10.3 inches)Levaillant's, Blue-fronted,Yellow-Shouldered,Orange-winged,White-browed and Yellow-loredThis 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..
US$80.00
26.5 x 20 cm (10.5 x 8 inches)This detailed engraving is from the first edition of the rare "English Encyclopedia", made for George Kearsley in London in 1802. Its full title was "The English Encyclopedia being a collection of treatises and a dictionary of terms illustrative of the arts and sciences..
US$40.00
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
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
~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
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
34 x 26 cm (13.5 x 10.3 inches)Grey-headed, Red-Cheeked, Malabar, Black-Headed and RosyIndiaThis 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. ..
US$80.00
34 x 26 cm (13.5 x 10.3 inches)King Parrot, Chattering Lory, Mountain Parrot, Purple-capped LoryThis 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 Ornitholog..
US$80.00
34 x 26 cm (13.5 x 10.3 inches) Lovebirds: Black-headed, Black-cheeked, LilianThis 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)Pale-Headed Caique, Yellow-Thighed Caique, Sordid Parrot, Hawk-Headed Caique, White-Headed Parrot, Maximillian's ParrotSouth AmericaThis lithograph is from a limited edition of Anton Reichenow's work on parrots. Reichenow (1847-1941) was a German ornithologist, worked ..
US$80.00
34 x 26 cm (13.5 x 10.3 inches)Venezuela Parrot, Parrakeets: Passerine, Tovi, Golden-Headed, Orange-Winged. Conures: Red-fronted, Prince Lucian, White-EarSouth America PampasThis lithograph is from a limited edition of Anton Reichenow's work on parrots. Reichenow (1847-1941) was a German ornithologi..
US$80.00
34 x 26 cm (13.5 x 10.3 inches)Red-Fronted Amazon, Cardinal Lory, Pretre's Amazon, Parrots (Short-Tailed, Rock. Brehm's, Yellow-Faced, AztecAustralia, South AmericaThis lithograph is from a limited edition of Anton Reichenow's work on parrots. Reichenow (1847-1941) was a German ornithologist, worked..
US$80.00
34 x 26 cm (13.5 x 10.3 inches)Parakeets: Black-winged, Green-banded, BarrabandThis 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 i..
US$80.00
34 x 26 cm (13.5 x 10.3 inches)Green-cheeked Amazon, Yellow-cheeked AmazonThis 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 Ger..
US$80.00
34 x 26 cm (13.5 x 10.3 inches)Jardines and Greater VasaThis 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 Germany in the 1950s ..
US$80.00
34 x 26 cm (13.5 x 10.3 inches)Parrots: Red-capped, Taviuni, Ringneck and Parakeets: Bauer's, Shining, Masked, New Zealand Red CrownedNew Zealand,Fiji,AustraliaThis lithograph is from a limited edition of Anton Reichenow's work on parrots. Reichenow (1847-1941) was a German ornithologist, worked at ..
US$80.00
34 x 26 cm (13.5 x 10.3 inches)Parakeets: Horned, Blue-bonnet, Golden-shouldered, Swift, Many colouredThis 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 Orni..
US$80.00
34 x 26 cm (13.5 x 10.3 inches)Yellow-beaked, Bronze-winged, Massena's, and Azure-belliedThis 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
34 x 26 cm (13.5 x 10.3 inches)Grand Eclectus, Mueller'sThis 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 Germany in the 1950s ..
US$80.00
34 x 26 cm (13.5 x 10.3 inches)Yellow, Adelaide, Western, Pale-headed and Eastern Rosellas This 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. I..
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
34 x 26 cm (13.5 x 10.3 inches)Pygmy Parrots: Bruijn's,Mafor, Ke-Island, Solomon Islands,Misori. Parakeets: McCoy's, Double-Eyed, D'lbertisPapua New GuineaThis lithograph is from a limited edition of Anton Reichenow's work on parrots. Reichenow (1847-1941) was a German ornithologist, worked at the H..
US$80.00
15.8 x 9.8 cm (6.2 x 4.0 inches)Trochilus recurvirostrisPeruThis finely detailed engraving was made in London in the 1840s. This is a genuine antique, not a reproduction and is in very good condition. The original hand colouring and engraving is excellent. The publishing company William Home Lizar..
US$60.00
~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)Barnardius barnardi and Barnardius zonariusAustraliaThis 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...
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
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