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Insects

Discover antique prints of insects.

Many people loved to collect and study insects in the 18th and 19th centuries.

It was a fashionable and educational hobby. Many of these naturalists illustrated insects. Their illustrations were often printed as engravings and lithographs.

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

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21 x 16 cm (8.25 x 6.25 inches)This antique copper plate engraving is by Pierre Pomet, a Paris apothecary.Pomet became chief druggist to King Louis XIV and a purveyor of medicinal remedies from distant lands.It was made in 1725 for Pomet's " A Compleat History of Drugges ". This was the most complet..
US$95.00
25 x 16 cm (10 x 6.5 inches)Kangaroo, Atlas, Peruvian, Goliath, Hieroglyphic and Golden BeetlesThis hand colored engraving is from a set published in London in the 1860s by Fullarton and Company of London and Edinburgh, and was made to educate the general population about natural history. It was mad..
US$60.00
25 x 16 cm (10 x 6.5 inches)Gigantic,Hercules, Shining, Macleay's, Prodigal,Elephant, Fiery and ClubbedThis hand colored engraving is from a set published in London in the 1860s by Fullarton and Company of London and Edinburgh, and was made to educate the general population about natural history. It..
US$60.00
21 x 12.5 cm (8.5 x 5 inches)This original aquatint engraving by William Daniell is superbly detailed and fascinating. Daniell (1769-1837) was an excellent English print maker and painter. He illustrated his subjects with delightful backgrounds and landscapes, inspiring the style of later naturalist..
US$60.00
27 x 21 cm (10.5 x 8.5 inches).Water BeetlesThis rare antique engraving was made in the 1850s and is from Genera des Coléoptères d' Europe by Pierre Nicolas Jacquelin Du Val and Jules Migneaux. Du Val and Migneaux were members of the Entomological Society of France. The hand painted coloring is top ..
US$50.00
28.5 x 22cm (11.3 x 8.5 inches).This high quality antique engraving about the animal kingdom is by Traugott Bromme, a German traveller who led an exciting life. Bromme published books, prints and maps on his travels and the natural history of the world. This is a genuine antique with original hand p..
US$85.00
Paper Size: 24 x 15 cm (9.5 x 6 inches)This exquisitely detailed copper plate engraving is from a rare set published in London by John Mason Good between 1806 and 1813 titled Pantologia. Many were by Sydenham Edwards, a multi-talented gentleman also well known for his superb botanical illustrations,..
US$80.00
35 x 27cm (13.8 x 10.5 inches).This engraving is from a wonderful work on beetles by Thomas Martyn (1735-1825), and was made in London in 1793. The set it is from was titled "The English Entomologist, exhibiting all the Coleopterous Insects found in England" and featured the first illustrations of m..
US$100.00
25 x 18 cm (10 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 conditi..
US$40.00
Paper Size: 24 x 15 cm (9.5 x 6 inches)This exquisitely detailed copper plate engraving is from a rare set published in London by John Mason Good between 1806 and 1813 titled Pantologia. Many were by Sydenham Edwards, a multi-talented gentleman also well known for his superb botanical illustrations,..
US$70.00
Paper Size: 24 x 15 cm (9.5 x 6 inches)This exquisitely detailed copper plate engraving is from a rare set published in London by John Mason Good between 1806 and 1813 titled Pantologia. Many were by Sydenham Edwards, a multi-talented gentleman also well known for his superb botanical illustrations,..
US$45.00
21 x 12.5 cm (8.5 x 5 inches)This original aquatint engraving by William Daniell is superbly detailed and fascinating. Daniell (1769-1837) was an excellent English print maker and painter. He illustrated his subjects with delightful backgrounds and landscapes, inspiring the style of later naturalist..
US$75.00
23 x 15 cm (9 x 6 inches).Papilio priamus. Wings are 8 inches long in real lifeThis antique engraving is over 200 years old. It 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 an..
US$100.00
Cocinella28 x 20 cm (10.5 x 8 inches).This exquisitely detailed engraving is from a set made in London by Abraham Rees. Each print shows the date made, ranging from 1797 to 1820.This is an antique, not a modern reproduction and is in very good condition. The paper is thick, clean and bright, with a ..
US$100.00
21 x 12.5 cm (8.5 x 5 inches).This original aquatint engraving by William Daniell is superbly detailed and fascinating. Daniell (1769-1837) was an excellent English print maker and painter. He illustrated his subjects with delightful backgrounds and landscapes, inspiring the style of later naturalis..
US$60.00
21 x 12.5 cm (8.5 x 5 inches)This original aquatint engraving by William Daniell is superbly detailed and fascinating. Daniell (1769-1837) was an excellent English print maker and painter. He illustrated his subjects with delightful backgrounds and landscapes, inspiring the style of later naturalist..
US$60.00
21 x 12.5 cm (8.5 x 5 inches)This original aquatint engraving by William Daniell is superbly detailed and fascinating. Daniell (1769-1837) was an excellent English print maker and painter. He illustrated his subjects with delightful backgrounds and landscapes, inspiring the style of later naturalist..
US$60.00
21 x 12.5 cm (8.5 x 5 inches)This original aquatint engraving by William Daniell is superbly detailed and fascinating. Daniell (1769-1837) was an excellent English print maker and painter. He illustrated his subjects with delightful backgrounds and landscapes, inspiring the style of later naturalist..
US$60.00
21 x 12.5 cm (8.5 x 5 inches)This original aquatint engraving by William Daniell is superbly detailed and fascinating. Daniell (1769-1837) was an excellent English print maker and painter. He illustrated his subjects with delightful backgrounds and landscapes, inspiring the style of later naturalist..
US$60.00
28 x 20 cm (10.5 x 8 inches).This exquisitely detailed engraving is from a set made in London by Abraham Rees. Each print shows the date made, ranging from 1797 to 1820.This is an antique, not a modern reproduction and is in very good condition. The paper is thick, clean and bright, with a trace of ..
US$60.00
Genus Cerambyx, Prionus, Lamia and others28 x 20 cm (10.5 x 8 inches).This exquisitely detailed engraving is from a set made in London by Abraham Rees. Each print shows the date made, ranging from 1797 to 1820.This is an antique, not a modern reproduction and is in very good condition. The paper is ..
US$80.00
28 x 20 cm (10.5 x 8 inches).This exquisitely detailed engraving is from a set made in London by Abraham Rees. Each print shows the date made, ranging from 1797 to 1820.This is an antique, not a modern reproduction and is in very good condition. The paper is thick, clean and bright, with a trace of ..
US$60.00
20.5 x 11.5cm (8 x 4.5 inches) This is an original hand colored engraving made in 1808 from "Barr's Buffon" English edition of Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon,'s Natural History. The hand coloring is original, and the engraving is over 200 years old. It was made by copper plate engraving, has..
US$40.00
20.5 x 11.5cm (8 x 4.5 inches) This is an original hand colored engraving made in 1808 from "Barr's Buffon" English edition of Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon,'s Natural History. The hand coloring is original, and the engraving is over 200 years old. It was made by copper plate engraving, has..
US$40.00
20.5 x 11.5cm (8 x 4.5 inches) This is an original hand colored engraving made in 1808 from "Barr's Buffon" English edition of Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon,'s Natural History. The hand coloring is original, and the engraving is over 200 years old. It was made by copper plate engraving, has..
US$40.00
Paper Size: 24 x 15 cm (9.5 x 6 inches)This exquisitely detailed copper plate engraving is from a rare set published in London by John Mason Good between 1806 and 1813 titled Pantologia. Many were by Sydenham Edwards, a multi-talented gentleman also well known for his superb botanical illustrations,..
US$70.00
22 x 14cm (8.5 x 5.5 inches).OrthopteraThis high quality antique lithograph about New Zealand insects is by George Vernon Hudson, a New Zealand entomologist. Many of his illustrations of NZ insects were the first ever made. This is a genuine antique and was made in 1891. It is in excellent condition..
US$60.00
22 x 14cm (8.5 x 5.5 inches).Lepidoptera New Zealand's largest moth with a wingspan of up to 150mm.This high quality antique lithograph about New Zealand insects is by George Vernon Hudson, a New Zealand entomologist. Many of his illustrations of NZ insects were the first ever made. This is a genuin..
US$50.00
27 x 18.5cm (10,75 x 7.5 inches). This is an antique engraving by Sir John Richardson. It was made in 1859, has original hand painted colouring and is in excellent condition. Sir John Richardson was a Scottish naval surgeon, naturalist and Arctic explorer...
US$110.00
22 x 14cm (8.5 x 5.5 inches).LepidopteraThis high quality antique lithograph about New Zealand insects is by George Vernon Hudson, a New Zealand entomologist. Many of his illustrations of NZ insects were the first ever made. This is a genuine antique and was made in 1891. It is in excellent conditio..
US$50.00
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