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Water Birds

Discover antique prints of water birds.

Water birds include ducks, geese, swans, flamingoes and many lesser known birds.

In the 18th and 19th centuries, water birds were often owned by the upper classes. They liked to have them ornamenting their gardens and lakes. So, there are many excellent old works of art featuring water birds. Naturalists also enjoyed studying and illustrating water birds. Usually the art and illustrations were printed as engravings and lithographs.

Choose from our large range antique prints of water birds. They are genuine antiques.

21 x 13 cm (8.5 x 5.25 inches)Numenius arquataThis is a hand colored engraving made in 1812 from the Comte de Buffon's English edition of Natural History. Buffon's works influenced the next two generations of naturalists, including Jean-Baptiste Lamarck and Georges Cuvier. It has been said that "Tru..
US$50.00
25 x 15.5 cm (9.75 x 6 inches)This is an original hand colored wood engraving made by Charles Robert Bree in 1866. Bree was a medical practioner and zoologist, who became a renowned Victorian ornithologist. It is a genuine antique print, not a reproduction. It is in excellent condition. The paper an..
US$50.00
26.5 x 20 cm (10.5 x 8 inches)This 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 and sciences..
US$40.00
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..
US$35.00
25 x 15.5 cm (9.75 x 6 inches)This is an original hand colored wood engraving made by Charles Robert Bree in 1866. Bree was a medical practioner and zoologist, who became a renowned Victorian ornithologist. It is a genuine antique print, not a reproduction. It is in excellent condition. The paper an..
US$50.00
25 x 15.5 cm (9.75 x 6 inches)This is an original hand colored wood engraving made by Charles Robert Bree in 1866. Bree was a medical practioner and zoologist, who became a renowned Victorian ornithologist. It is a genuine antique print, not a reproduction. It is in excellent condition. The paper an..
US$50.00
25 x 15.5 cm (9.75 x 6 inches)This is an original hand colored wood engraving made by Charles Robert Bree in 1866. Bree was a medical practioner and zoologist, who became a renowned Victorian ornithologist. It is a genuine antique print, not a reproduction. It is in excellent condition. The paper an..
US$50.00
26.5 x 20 cm (10.5 x 8 inches)This 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 and sciences..
US$40.00
25 x 15.5 cm (9.75 x 6 inches)This is an original hand colored wood engraving made by Charles Robert Bree in 1866. Bree was a medical practioner and zoologist, who became a renowned Victorian ornithologist. It is a genuine antique print, not a reproduction. It is in excellent condition. The paper an..
US$50.00
25 x 15.5 cm (9.75 x 6 inches)This is an original hand colored wood engraving made by Charles Robert Bree in 1866. Bree was a medical practioner and zoologist, who became a renowned Victorian ornithologist. It is a genuine antique print, not a reproduction. It is in excellent condition. The paper an..
US$50.00
23 x 15 cm (9 x 6 inches).This antique engraving is over 200 years old. It's 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. Shaw was a initially a medical practitioner. He beca..
US$40.00
25 x 15.5 cm (9.75 x 6 inches)This is an original hand colored wood engraving made by Charles Robert Bree in 1866. Bree was a medical practioner and zoologist, who became a renowned Victorian ornithologist. It is a genuine antique print, not a reproduction. It is in excellent condition. The paper an..
US$50.00
45 x 34 cm (17.5 x 13.5 inches)Whooper Swan (Cygnus musicus), Grey Goose (anser cinereus), Snow Goose (Anser hyperboreus), Red-breasted Goose (Anser rufficollis), Surf Scoter (Anas perspicilata), Harlequin Duck (Anas histrionica), Common Eider Duck (Anser mollissima), Northern Shoveler (Anser clypea..
US$130.00
25 x 15.5 cm (9.75 x 6 inches)This is an original hand colored wood engraving made by Charles Robert Bree in 1866. Bree was a medical practioner and zoologist, who became a renowned Victorian ornithologist. It is a genuine antique print, not a reproduction. It is in excellent condition. The paper an..
US$50.00
25 x 15.5 cm (9.75 x 6 inches)This is an original hand colored wood engraving made by Charles Robert Bree in 1866. Bree was a medical practioner and zoologist, who became a renowned Victorian ornithologist. It is a genuine antique print, not a reproduction. It is in excellent condition. The paper an..
US$50.00
25 x 15.5 cm (9.75 x 6 inches)This is an original hand colored wood engraving made by Charles Robert Bree in 1866. Bree was a medical practioner and zoologist, who became a renowned Victorian ornithologist. It is a genuine antique print, not a reproduction. It is in excellent condition. The paper an..
US$50.00
45 x 34 cm (17.5 x 13.5 inches)Eurasian Woodcock (Scolopax rusticola), Snipe (Scolopax gallinago), Black-tailed Godwit (Limosa melanura), Little Stint (tringa cinclus), Ruff (Machetes pugnax), Red-necked Phalarope (Phalaropus angustirostris), Turnstone (Strepsilas collaris), Common Redshank (Totanus..
US$130.00
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..
US$25.00
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..
US$25.00
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 ..
US$50.00
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 ..
US$50.00
24.5 x 16 cm (9.75 x 6.25 inches).Anas galericulata and Pelecanus crispusThis 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 pr..
US$55.00
53 x 34.5 cm (19 x 13.5 inches).Platelea albaAfricaThis stunning lithograph is from the first edition (made in 1971 and limited to 500) of "Some Birds and Mammals of Africa" by Axel Amuchastegui. All the original plates sold on the first day they were first shown in London in 1970. The quality of th..
US$95.00
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 ..
US$50.00
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..
US$45.00
26 x 16 cm (10.3 x 6.25 inches)26 x 16 cm (10.3 x 6.25 inches).This 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.© Fine Rare Prints..
US$60.00
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 ..
US$50.00
29 x 21 cm (11.5 x 8.5 inches).Phalacrocorax brasilianusBrazilThis 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 excellen..
US$125.00
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..
US$45.00
37 x 27 cm (14.5 x 10.75 inches).Shoveller Duck, Loabted Duck and GoosanderThis is a large antique engraving by J.W.Lowry after Sir Edwin Landseer and is over 150 years old. Lowry was a well known engraver in Victorian times, and his engravings are beautifully detailed. Sir Edwin Henry Landseer was ..
US$75.00
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