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George Brettingham Sowerby

George Brettingham Sowerby jnr (1788 - 1854) was part of a remarkable family of natural history illustrators.
His grandfather James was a botanical illustrator par excellence. His three sons all followed in his footsteps, as did three grandsons and one great-grandson. George Brettingham jnr. took over the mantle of conchologist from his father. He helped create many beautiful illustrations of seashells. In fact, it took three generations of Sowerbys over forty-five years to complete that work.
Here are some of his prints of seashells, sealife and fossils for you to choose from. They are genuine antique engravings and were made in the period 1810 - 1850.

22 x 14 cm (8.8 x 5.5 inches).This antique engraving of seashells is from the genera of seashells by George Brettingham Sowerby Jnr, published in London in 1842. It is an antique, not a reproduction. It was made by engraving and has lovely original hand painted colors and is in excellent condition.©..
US$95.00
27 x 21 cm (10.5 x 8.5 inches).This fascinating lithograph was made in 1850 by George Brettingham Sowerby and shows fossils from the Permian era. The Permian era was about 250-300 million years ago. It was first introduced in 1841 by geologist Sir Roderick Murchison, so these lithographs are some of..
US$95.00
27 x 21 cm (10.5 x 8.5 inches).This fascinating lithograph was made in 1850 by George Brettingham Sowerby and shows fossils from the Permian era. The Permian era was about 250-300 million years ago. It was first introduced in 1841 by geologist Sir Roderick Murchison, so these lithographs are some of..
US$95.00
Accurate, high resolution scans of 27 high quality antique prints of seashells.Images are 300ppi and will be sent to you by file transfer, usually within 1 working day.The antique artworks measured 9.5 by 6 inches (24 by 15.5 cm) and were made in 1842 by engraving by George Sowerby and were superbly..
US$60.00
27 x 18. cm (11 x 7.25 inches).Murex IxThis antique lithograph of seashells is from a set by George Brettingham Sowerby Jnr, published in parts in London from about 1842-1886 and is an antique, not a reproduction. It has hand painted colors and is in very good condition.It's from one of the rarest s..
US$85.00
27 x 18. cm (11 x 7.25 inches).Plate LvThis antique lithograph of seashells is from a set by George Brettingham Sowerby Jnr, published in parts in London from about 1842-1886 and is an antique, not a reproduction. It has hand painted colors and is in very good condition.It's from one of the rarest s..
US$100.00
27 x 18. cm (11 x 7.25 inches).Cypraea XxxviiThis antique lithograph of seashells is from a set by George Brettingham Sowerby Jnr, published in parts in London from about 1842-1886 and is an antique, not a reproduction. It has hand painted colors and is in very good condition.It's from one of the ra..
US$75.00
27 x 18. cm (11 x 7.25 inches).Oliva ViiThis antique lithograph of seashells is from a set by George Brettingham Sowerby Jnr, published in parts in London from about 1842-1886 and is an antique, not a reproduction. It has hand painted colors and is in very good condition.It's from one of the rarest ..
US$85.00
27 x 18. cm (11 x 7.25 inches).Oliva XiThis antique lithograph of seashells is from a set by George Brettingham Sowerby Jnr, published in parts in London from about 1842-1886 and is an antique, not a reproduction. It has hand painted colors and is in very good condition.It's from one of the rarest s..
US$65.00
27 x 18. cm (11 x 7.25 inches).Oliva ViThis antique lithograph of seashells is from a set by George Brettingham Sowerby Jnr, published in parts in London from about 1842-1886 and is an antique, not a reproduction. It has hand painted colors and is in very good condition.It's from one of the rarest s..
US$65.00
27 x 18. cm (11 x 7.25 inches).Oliva XviThis antique lithograph of seashells is from a set by George Brettingham Sowerby Jnr, published in parts in London from about 1842-1886 and is an antique, not a reproduction. It has hand painted colors and is in very good condition.It's from one of the rarest ..
US$65.00
27 x 18. cm (11 x 7.25 inches).Oliva XvThis antique lithograph of seashells is from a set by George Brettingham Sowerby Jnr, published in parts in London from about 1842-1886 and is an antique, not a reproduction. It has hand painted colors and is in very good condition.It's from one of the rarest s..
US$65.00
27 x 18. cm (11 x 7.25 inches).Oliva XivThis antique lithograph of seashells is from a set by George Brettingham Sowerby Jnr, published in parts in London from about 1842-1886 and is an antique, not a reproduction. It has hand painted colors and is in very good condition.It's from one of the rarest ..
US$65.00
27 x 21 cm (10.5 x 8.5 inches).Synocladia virgulacea - extinct bryozoids, Small colonial animals similar to coralThis fascinating lithograph was made in 1850 by George Brettingham Sowerby and shows fossils from the Permian era. The Permian era was about 250-300 million years ago. It was first introd..
US$70.00
16 x 10cm (6.5 x 4 inches).This antique lithograph was made in London in the 1850s by the famous Sowerby family, well known for their high quality illustrations of the natural world. They were made to educate the general population in natural history. The Victorians were very interested in natural h..
US$60.00
27 x 18. cm (11 x 7.25 inches).Volute LThis antique lithograph of seashells is from a set by George Brettingham Sowerby Jnr, published in parts in London from about 1842-1886 and is an antique, not a reproduction. It has hand painted colors and is in very good condition.It's from one of the rarest s..
US$100.00
27 x 21 cm (10.5 x 8.5 inches).Phyllopora fossilsThis fascinating lithograph was made in 1850 by George Brettingham Sowerby and shows fossils from the Permian era. The Permian era was about 250-300 million years ago. It was first introduced in 1841 by geologist Sir Roderick Murchison, so these litho..
US$70.00
22 x 14 cm (8.8 x 5.5 inches).This antique engraving of seashells is from the genera of seashells by George Brettingham Sowerby Jnr, published in London in 1842. It is an antique, not a reproduction. It was made by engraving and has lovely original hand painted colors and is in excellent condition.©..
US$75.00
27 x 18. cm (11 x 7.25 inches).Volute XlviiThis antique lithograph of seashells is from a set by George Brettingham Sowerby Jnr, published in parts in London from about 1842-1886 and is an antique, not a reproduction. It has hand painted colors and is in very good condition.It's from one of the rare..
US$100.00
22 x 14 cm (8.8 x 5.5 inches).This antique engraving of seashells is from the genera of seashells by George Brettingham Sowerby Jnr, published in London in 1842. It is an antique, not a reproduction. It was made by engraving and has lovely original hand painted colors and is in excellent condition.©..
US$75.00
27 x 21 cm (10.5 x 8.5 inches).Synocladia virgulacea - extinct bryozoids, Small colonial animals similar to coralThis fascinating lithograph was made in 1850 by George Brettingham Sowerby and shows fossils from the Permian era. The Permian era was about 250-300 million years ago. It was first introd..
US$70.00
16 x 10cm (6.5 x 4 inches).This antique lithograph was made in London in the 1850s by the famous Sowerby family, well known for their high quality illustrations of the natural world. They were made to educate the general population in natural history. The Victorians were very interested in natural h..
US$45.00
22 x 14 cm (8.8 x 5.5 inches).This antique engraving of seashells is from the genera of seashells by George Brettingham Sowerby Jnr, published in London in 1842. It is an antique, not a reproduction. It was made by engraving and has lovely original hand painted colors and is in excellent condition.©..
US$65.00
27 x 21 cm (10.5 x 8.5 inches).Productus horridus - rare brachiopodThis fascinating lithograph was made in 1850 by George Brettingham Sowerby and shows fossils from the Permian era. The Permian era was about 250-300 million years ago. It was first introduced in 1841 by geologist Sir Roderick Murchis..
US$70.00
16 x 10cm (6.5 x 4 inches).This antique lithograph was made in London in the 1850s by the famous Sowerby family, well known for their high quality illustrations of the natural world. They were made to educate the general population in natural history. The Victorians were very interested in natural h..
US$45.00
22 x 14 cm (8.8 x 5.5 inches).This antique engraving of seashells is from the genera of seashells by George Brettingham Sowerby Jnr, published in London in 1842. It is an antique, not a reproduction. It was made by engraving and has lovely original hand painted colors and is in excellent condition.©..
US$75.00
27 x 21 cm (10.5 x 8.5 inches).This fascinating lithograph was made in 1850 by George Brettingham Sowerby and shows fossils from the Permian era. The Permian era was about 250-300 million years ago. It was first introduced in 1841 by geologist Sir Roderick Murchison, so these lithographs are some of..
US$65.00
27 x 18. cm (11 x 7.25 inches).Haliotis IvThis antique lithograph of seashells is from a set by George Brettingham Sowerby Jnr, published in parts in London from about 1842-1886 and is an antique, not a reproduction. It has hand painted colors and is in very good condition.It's from one of the rares..
US$100.00
22 x 14 cm (8.8 x 5.5 inches).This antique engraving of seashells is from the genera of seashells by George Brettingham Sowerby Jnr, published in London in 1842. It is an antique, not a reproduction. It was made by engraving and has lovely original hand painted colors and is in excellent condition.©..
US$65.00
16 x 10cm (6.5 x 4 inches).This antique lithograph was made in London in the 1850s by the famous Sowerby family, well known for their high quality illustrations of the natural world. They were made to educate the general population in natural history. The Victorians were very interested in natural h..
US$45.00
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