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..
30.5 x 24.5cm (15 x 9.5 inches)Pimelea buxifoliaThis is an antique lithograph of New Zealand flora. It is from a work by Thomas Frederic Cheeseman and was published in 1914 in Wellington, New Zealand. At the time the botany of New Zealand was poorly known so Cheeseman made many collecting trips to ..
22 x 14 cm (8.8 x 5.5 inches).Also shows Liquorice (used since Roman times), Lily of the ValleyThis fascinating antique chromolithograph of plants used in medicine was made in 1877 and comes from a work about medicinal plants by Benjamin Barton and Thomas Castle. Their aim was to give an accurate de..
30.5 x 23.3cm (12 x 9 inches). Dragon, Horse, Dragon, Elephant, Griffin, Dog Head, Turkey, Cockatrice, Phoenix, Griffin Head, Oak Tree and Heron Head This antique engraving of heraldry was made in the 1840s by Thomas Jack. Heraldry is a system of visual identification - think of it as an early form ..
24 x 15 cm (9.5 x 6 inches).This antique illustration was made in the 1860s by William Rhind from his work portraying many well known, useful plants. William Rhind was a prominent Victorian botanist who lectured in Botany in Aberdeen, Scotland. J.Bishop and William Fitch were his illustrators. Sir ..
23.0 x 15.0 cm (9.2 x 4.8 inches).Plantagione del risoChinaThis exquisitely detailed hand finished engraving is from a set titled il Costume Antico e Moderno by Dr Giulo Ferrario (1767-1847)and was made in the 1820s. Ferrario's work documented and compared clothes and costumes from around the world ..
27 x 19 cm (10.6 x 7.4 inches)Der Nashornsaurier TriceratopsBearing a large bony frill and three horns on its large four-legged body, and possessing similarities with the modern rhinoceros, Triceratops is one of the most recognizable of all dinosaurs.This antique lithograph was made in about 1910 an..