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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.

Guillemot Eggs
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26 x 16 cm (10.3 x 6.25 inches)GuillemotThis original antique lithograph was made in the 1890s and is from Henry Seebohm's work on birds eggs, one of the best studies of birds eggs of the 1800s.© Fine Rare Prints..
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Guillemot Eggs
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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 Englis..
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Half-Tailed Hummingbird
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15.8 x 9.8 cm (6.2 x 4.0 inches)Trochilus enicurusBrazilThis 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 Lizars of..
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Magnificent Hummingbird
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15.8 x 9.8 cm (6.2 x 4.0 inches)Trochilus magnificusBrazilThis 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 Lizars ..
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Magnificent Hummingbird (female)
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15.8 x 9.8 cm (6.2 x 4.0 inches)Trochilus magnificusBrazilThis 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 Lizars ..
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Natterer's Hummingbird
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15.8 x 9.8 cm (6.2 x 4.0 inches)Trochilus scutatusBrazilThis 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 Lizars of..
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Northern Hummingbird Or Red-Throated Hummingbird
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15.8 x 9.8 cm (6.2 x 4.0 inches)Trochilus colubrisNorth AmericaThis 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 Li..
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The Blue-Striped Lory
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26 x 18 cm (10.5 x 7 inches)Lorius cyanostriatusA beautifully colored and illustrated chromolithograph made by Cassell and Company in ~1870 for Thomas Rymer Jones, Professor of Natural History and Comparative Anatomy in King's College, London. This is an original antique print, not a reproduction, a..
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The Scarlet Macaw
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26 x 18 cm (10.5 x 7 inches)Arara macaoA beautifully colored and illustrated chromolithograph made by Cassell and Company in ~1870 for Thomas Rymer Jones, Professor of Natural History and Comparative Anatomy in King's College, London. This is an original antique print, not a reproduction, and is in ..
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The Tufted-Necked Hummingbird
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15.8 x 9.8 cm (6.2 x 4.0 inches)Trochilus ornatusCayenneThis 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 Lizars of..
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Toucan
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26 x 18 cm (10.5 x 7 inches)Kamphastos erythrorhynchusA beautifully colored and illustrated chromolithograph made by Cassell and Company in ~1870 for Thomas Rymer Jones, Professor of Natural History and Comparative Anatomy in King's College, London. This is an original antique print, not a reproduct..
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Violet-Crowned Hummingbird
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15.8 x 9.8 cm (6.2 x 4.0 inches)Trochilus sephanoidesChileThis 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 Lizars ..
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Violet-Forked Hummingbird
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15.8 x 9.8 cm (6.2 x 4.0 inches)Trochilus furcatusSouth AmericaThis 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 Li..
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Violet-Tufted Hummingbird
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15.8 x 9.8 cm (6.2 x 4.0 inches)Trochilus petashporusBrazilThis 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 Lizars..
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White-Collared Hummingbird
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15.8 x 9.8 cm (6.2 x 4.0 inches)Trochilus mellivorusSurinamThis 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 Lizars..
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White-Eared Hummingbird
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15.8 x 9.8 cm (6.2 x 4.0 inches)Trochilus leucotisBrazilThis 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 Lizars of..
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Yellow Rumped Parrakeet  (Yellow Rosella)
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41 x 30 cm (16 x 11.75 inches).Platycercus flaveolusAustraliaJohn Gould was the enterprising genius behind the creation of 2999 different hand­colored lithographic plates of birds and animals. He was born in 1804 on the Dorset coast in England. Gould had no formal university training and considered ..
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Yellow Warbler, White-Eyed Vireo, Yellow-Breasted Chat, Red-Eyed Vireo, American Goldfinch And Louis
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29.5 x 22 cm (11.8 x 8 inches).This is an antique chromolithograph, was made in 1893 and is from a work by Henry Nehrling celebrating the North American native birds of song and beauty. Nehrling was the custodian of the public museum of Milwaukee and member of the American Ornithlogists Union. This ..
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Raven Eggs
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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 Englis..
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Red Grouse Eggs
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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 Englis..
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White Spoonbill And Ibis Eggs
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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 Englis..
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