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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.

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
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
Accurate, high resolution scans of 17 antique pictures of reptiles and amphibians from Charles Orbigny's work D'Histoire Naturelle.Images are 300ppi and will be sent to you by file transfer, usually within 1 working day.The scans were made from hand coloured antique engravings from the first edition..
US$40.00
Accurate, high resolution scans of 39 antique pictures of insects from Charles Orbigny's work D'Histoire Naturelle.Images are 300ppi and will be sent to you by file transfer, usually within 1 working day.The scans were made from hand coloured antique engravings from the first edition of Dictionnaire..
US$50.00
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 condit..
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
24.5 x 16 cm (9.75 x 6.25 inches).This superb antique print was made in 1849 and is from the first edition of Dictionnaire D'Histoire Naturelle by Charles Orbigny. It was made by engraving and has beautiful hand colouring enriched with shellac finishing. The print is on heavy, high quality stiff pap..
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 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
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).Genus Cerambyx, Prionus, Lamia and othersThis exquisitely detailed engraving is from a set made in London by Abraham Rees in the period 1797-1820. It is an antique, not a modern reproduction. Many of the prints in this set were engraved from artwork by Sydenham Edwards, ..
US$80.00
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
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
42 x 24.5 cm (16.5 x 9.75 inches)This large antique copper plate engraving is by George Selby Howard he was a distinguished English scientist and lawyer. It was made in 1788 for "The New Royal Cyclopaedia and Encyclopaedia". The engraving is printed on chain-linked paper with strong plate marks and ..
US$60.00
42 x 24.5 cm (16.5 x 9.75 inches)Dragonfly, Lantern Fly, Locust, Cicada, Cricket, Scorpion,ButterflyThis large antique copper plate engraving is by George Selby Howard he was a distinguished English scientist and lawyer. It was made in 1788 for "The New Royal Cyclopaedia and Encyclopaedia". The engr..
US$60.00
25.5 x 16.5 cm (10 x 6.5 inches)This vintage lithograph is by Friederich Wilhelm Kuhnert, and was made in1894 in London. Kuhnert (1865-1926) was a German artist who specialised in wildlife. He was especially good at portraying animals in natural settings. The image area is in excellent condition. T..
US$60.00
26.5 x 20 cm (10.5 x 8 inches)Common LoonThis 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 a..
US$40.00
45 x 34 cm (17.5 x 13.5 inches)March Crane Fly (Tibula oleracea), Greater Bee Fly (Bombylius major), Soldier Fly (Stratiomys chamaeleon), Midas Fly (Midas giganteus), Green Bottle Fly (Musca Caesar), Hoverfly (Volucella onaria), Sheep Bot Fly (Oestrus bovis)This large antique lithograph is by Emil H..
US$130.00
45 x 34 cm (17.5 x 13.5 inches)Broad-bodied Dragonfly (Libellula depressa), Four-spotted Dragonfly (Libellula vulgata), Brown Hawker Dragonfly (Aeshna grandis), Desmoiselle Damselfly (Agrion virgo), Mayfly (Ephemera vulgata), Spoonwing (Nemopera coa), Green Lacewing (Chrysops perla), Caddisfly (Phry..
US$130.00
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