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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.

Golden Wyandottes
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27.5 x 21 cm (10.8 x 8.3 inches).This is an antique chromolithograph of poultry by Mr J. W. Ludlow of England, an artist who specialized in domesticated birds. His poultry illustrations are considered classics and are reproduced in posters today. The birds are shown in a natural farm settings, and L..
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Love Birds, Parrots And Warbling Parrakeets
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32 x 19.5 cm (12.5 x 7.75 inches).This original antique lithograph was made in the 1860s by Edmonston and Douglas in England and is from a set of prints, The Instructive Picture Book, created to educate children of wealthy families. They are some of the most attractive antique prints of animals ever..
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Rufouse-Bellied Euphunia And Blue-Crowned Chlorophonia
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29 x 21 cm (11.5 x 8.5 inches).Euphunia rufiventris and Chlorophonia occipitalisThis lithograph has hand painted coloring and was made in the period 1849-1853. It is from the documentation of the US Naval Astronomical Expedition To Southern Hemisphere in 1849. This is an antique, not a reproduction ..
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White-Billed Diver
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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..
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Chilean Blackbird
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29 x 21 cm (11.5 x 8.5 inches).Psaracolius curaeusChileThis lithograph has hand painted coloring and was made in the period 1849-1853. It is from the documentation of the US Naval Astronomical Expedition To Southern Hemisphere in 1849. This is an antique, not a reproduction and is in excellent condi..
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Eggs
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26 x 18 cm (10.5 x 7 inches)A 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 good condit..
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Prothonotary Warbler
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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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32 x 22 cm (12.5 x 8.75 inches).Chrysolophus pictuChinaThis beautiful chromolithographic print is from the first edition of the Argentian artist Axel Amuchastegui's work, Love Life of the Birds and was made in 1952. It is in excellent condition on fine white rag paper with strong plate marks. Each p..
US$75.00
Plymouth Rocks
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27.5 x 21 cm (10.8 x 8.3 inches).This is an antique chromolithograph of poultry by Mr J. W. Ludlow of England, an artist who specialized in domesticated birds. His poultry illustrations are considered classics and are reproduced in posters today. The birds are shown in a natural farm settings, and L..
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The Bullfinch And Goldfinch
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26 x 18 cm (10.5 x 7 inches)Pyrrhula vulgaris and Carduelis elegansA 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, no..
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Crested Pheasant
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25 x 19 cm (10 x 7.5 inches)This beautiful antique engraving was made in 1785 and is from "A General Synopsis of Birds" by John Latham. It was made by copper plate engraving, has well defined plate marks, is beautifully detailed and is on heavy weight,handmade, chain-linked paper. The engraving is o..
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Great Curassow Or Hen Crested Curassow
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25 x 19 cm (10 x 7.5 inches)Mexico and Central AmericaThis beautiful antique engraving was made in 1785 and is from "A General Synopsis of Birds" by John Latham. It was made by copper plate engraving, has well defined plate marks, is beautifully detailed and is on heavy weight,handmade, chain-linked..
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Owl Eggs
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26 x 16 cm (10.3 x 6.25 inches)Short-eared Owl, Tengmalm's Owl, Barn Owl, Long-eared Owl, Little Owl, Scop's Owl, Snowy Owl, Eagle Owl and Tawny OwlThis 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 1800..
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Silver-Black Laced Polish Fowls
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27 x 21 cm (10.5 x 8.25 inches).The property of the late Mr Joseph PartingtonAntique photogravure of prize poultry, made in 1902 by Harrison Weir of England. Harrison Weir was one of the most notable poultry breeders in England. The dated signature of Harrison Weir is in the image. It is an original..
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Golden-Crowned Kinglet
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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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Wood Duck
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28 x 21 cm (11 x 8.5 inches).North AmericaThis antique illustration is from a work by Thomas Sadler Roberts about North American birds. This is an original antique from the 1930s, not a reproduction. It is in superb condition. There is text on the back that does not relate to the birds shown.Thomas ..
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Black-Breasted Black Red Game
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27 x 21 cm (10.5 x 8.25 inches).Antique photogravure of prize poultry, made in 1902 by Harrison Weir of England. Harrison Weir was one of the most notable poultry breeders in England. The dated signature of Harrison Weir is in the image. It is an original antique and is in excellent condition...
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Blue-Necked Tanager And Golden-Hooded Tanager
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29 x 21 cm (11.5 x 8.5 inches).Calliste cyanicollis and larvataThis lithograph has hand painted coloring and was made in the period 1849-1853. It is from the documentation of the US Naval Astronomical Expedition To Southern Hemisphere in 1849. This is an antique, not a reproduction and is in excelle..
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The Sparrow Hawk
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26 x 18 cm (10.5 x 7 inches)Accipiter nisusA 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..
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White Leghorns
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27.5 x 21 cm (10.8 x 8.3 inches).This is an antique chromolithograph of poultry by Mr J. W. Ludlow of England, an artist who specialized in domesticated birds. His poultry illustrations are considered classics and are reproduced in posters today. The birds are shown in a natural farm settings, and L..
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Buff Leghorns
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27.5 x 21 cm (10.8 x 8.3 inches).This is an antique chromolithograph of poultry by Mr J. W. Ludlow of England, an artist who specialized in domesticated birds. His poultry illustrations are considered classics and are reproduced in posters today. The birds are shown in a natural farm settings, and L..
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Goose And Flamingo Eggs
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26 x 16 cm (10.3 x 6.25 inches)Red-breasted Goose, Flamingo and Snow GooseThis 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...
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Pomerine Skua
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25 x 15.5 cm (9.75 x 6 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 w..
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Duck Eggs
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26 x 16 cm (10.3 x 6.25 inches)Golden Eye, Shoveller, Pintail, Wigeon, Tufted Duck and MallardThis 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...
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White-Crested And Yellow-Crested Cockatoo
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25 x 15 cm (10 x 6 inches).Le Kakatoes a huppe blache. A huppe jaune 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 par with the finest we've seen). The range of colour..
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Wood Pigeon
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30.5 x 25.5 cm (12 x 10 inches).This exquisitely detailed etching is by Samuel Howitt and was made in 1823. Howitt (1765-1822) is renowned for his lively portrayals of animals and sports. He exhibited at the Royal Academy, illustrated several books and the Sportsman's Magazine. His light touch with ..
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Pochard And Scoter Eggs
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26 x 16 cm (10.3 x 6.25 inches)Black Scoter, Scaup, Gadwall, White-eyed Pochard, Pochard and Red-crested PochardThis 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...
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Old English Game: Spangled
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27.5 x 21 cm (10.8 x 8.3 inches).This is an antique chromolithograph of poultry by Mr J. W. Ludlow of England, an artist who specialized in domesticated birds. His poultry illustrations are considered classics and are reproduced in posters today. The birds are shown in a natural farm settings, and L..
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32 x 22 cm (12.5 x 8.75 inches).Pyrrhula pyrrhulaEurope,AsiaThis beautiful chromolithographic print is from the first edition of the Argentian artist Axel Amuchastegui's work, Love Life of the Birds and was made in 1952. It is in excellent condition on fine white rag paper with strong plate marks. E..
US$75.00
The Purple-Crested Corythaix (Lourie)
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26 x 18 cm (10.5 x 7 inches)Corythraix macrorhynchusA 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 reproductio..
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