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William Home Lizars (1788 - 1859) was a painter, engraver and publisher in Edinburgh
His father was a publisher and an engraver, and taught William how to engrave. William led the family publishing business "Lizars" to become the experts in making finely detailed engravings of natural history subjects.
Here are some of their engravings for you to choose from. They are genuine antiques, made in the 1840s.

Black-maned Lion
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15.8 x 9.8 cm (6.2 x 4.0 inches)Felis (Leo) melanochoetusThis finely detailed engraving was made in London in the 1840s. This is a genuine antique, not a reproduction and is in very good condition. The original hand colouring and engraving is excellent. The publishing company William Home Lizars o..
US$33.75 US$45.00
Indian Rhinoceros
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15.8 x 9.8 cm (6.2 x 4.0 inches)IndiaThis finely detailed engraving was made in London in the 1840s. This is a genuine antique, not a reproduction and is in very good condition. The original hand colouring and engraving is excellent. The publishing company William Home Lizars of London and Edinbur..
US$41.25 US$55.00
Lioness and cubs
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16.5 x 10.0 cm (6.3 x 4.0 inches).AfricaThis finely detailed engraved print of a big cat was made in London in the 1840s. This is a genuine antique engraving, not a reproduction and is in very good condition. The original hand colouring and engraving is excellent. The publishing company William H..
US$33.75 US$45.00
Spotted Saw-billed Hummingbird
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15.8 x 9.8 cm (6.2 x 4.0 inches)Trochilus naeviusThis finely detailed engraving was made in London in 1834.This is a genuine antique, not a reproduction and is in very good condition. The original hand colouring and engraving is excellent. The publishing company William Home Lizars of London and Ed..
US$45.00 US$60.00
The Ocelot
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16.5 x 10.0 cm (6.3 x 4.0 inches).This finely detailed engraved print of a big cat was made in London in the 1840s. This is a genuine antique engraving, not a reproduction and is in very good condition. The original hand colouring and engraving is excellent. The publishing company William Home Li..
US$33.75 US$45.00
Blue-Throated Sabre Wing Hummingbird
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15.8 x 9.8 cm (6.2 x 4.0 inches)Trochilus latipennisTobagoThis finely detailed engraving was made in London in 1834.This is a genuine antique, not a reproduction and is in very good condition. The original hand colouring and engraving is excellent. The publishing company William Home Lizars of Lond..
US$45.00 US$60.00
Fishing Frog (Frogfish or Anglerfish)
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16.0 x 10.0 cm (6.3 x 4.0 inches).This finely detailed engraved print of fish was made in London in the 1840s. This is a genuine antique engraving, not a reproduction. It is in very good condition. The original hand painted colouring and detail of the engraving is excellent. Fishing has been a po..
US$18.75 US$25.00
Piranha
Out Of Stock
16.0 x 10.0 cm (6.3 x 4.0 inches).Serrasalmo emarginatusSouth AmericaThis finely detailed engraved print of fish was made in London in the 1840s. This is a genuine antique engraving, not a reproduction. It is in very good condition. The original hand painted colouring and detail of the engraving i..
US$0.00
Duchess Of Rivoli's Hummingbird
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15.8 x 9.8 cm (6.2 x 4.0 inches)Trochilus annaCaliforniaThis finely detailed engraving was made in London in 1834.This is a genuine antique, not a reproduction and is in very good condition. The original hand colouring and engraving is excellent. The publishing company William Home Lizars of London..
US$45.00 US$60.00
European File Fish (Triggerfish)
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16.0 x 10.0 cm (6.3 x 4.0 inches).This finely detailed engraved print of fish was made in London in the 1840s. This is a genuine antique engraving, not a reproduction. It is in very good condition. The original hand painted colouring and detail of the engraving is excellent. Fishing has been a po..
US$26.25 US$35.00
Pennant's Globe Fish
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16.0 x 10.0 cm (6.3 x 4.0 inches).This finely detailed engraved print of fish was made in London in the 1840s. This is a genuine antique engraving, not a reproduction. It is in very good condition. The original hand painted colouring and detail of the engraving is excellent. Fishing has been a po..
US$26.25 US$35.00
The Sunda Clouded Leopard or Diard's Cat
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16.5 x 10.0 cm (6.3 x 4.0 inches).BorneoThis finely detailed engraved print of a big cat was made in London in the 1840s. This is a genuine antique engraving, not a reproduction and is in very good condition. The original hand colouring and engraving is excellent. The publishing company William H..
US$33.75 US$45.00
Ruby-crested Hummingbird
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15.8 x 9.8 cm (6.2 x 4.0 inches)Trochilus moschitusValpairasoThis finely detailed engraving was made in London in 1834.This is a genuine antique, not a reproduction and is in very good condition. The original hand colouring and engraving is excellent. The publishing company William Home Lizars of L..
US$45.00 US$60.00
The Colocolo
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16.5 x 10.0 cm (6.3 x 4.0 inches).This finely detailed engraved print of a big cat was made in London in the 1840s. This is a genuine antique engraving, not a reproduction and is in very good condition. The original hand colouring and engraving is excellent. The publishing company William Home Li..
US$33.75 US$45.00
Angora Cat
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16.5 x 10.0 cm (6.3 x 4.0 inches).This finely detailed engraved print of a big cat was made in London in the 1840s. This is a genuine antique engraving, not a reproduction and is in very good condition. The original hand colouring and engraving is excellent. The publishing company William Home Li..
US$33.75 US$45.00
Harlequin Hummingbird
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15.8 x 9.8 cm (6.2 x 4.0 inches)Trochilus multicolorThis finely detailed engraving was made in London in 1834.This is a genuine antique, not a reproduction and is in very good condition. The original hand colouring and engraving is excellent. The publishing company William Home Lizars of London and..
US$45.00 US$60.00
The Common Wild Cat
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16.5 x 10.0 cm (6.3 x 4.0 inches).This finely detailed engraved print of a big cat was made in London in the 1840s. This is a genuine antique engraving, not a reproduction and is in very good condition. The original hand colouring and engraving is excellent. The publishing company William Home Li..
US$33.75 US$45.00
The Canada Lynx
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16.5 x 10.0 cm (6.3 x 4.0 inches).Canada,LynxThis finely detailed engraved print of a big cat was made in London in the 1840s. This is a genuine antique engraving, not a reproduction and is in very good condition. The original hand colouring and engraving is excellent. The publishing company Will..
US$33.75 US$45.00
Avoset-Billed Hummingbird
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15.8 x 9.8 cm (6.2 x 4.0 inches)Trochilus avocettaPeruThis finely detailed engraving was made in London in 1834.This is a genuine antique, not a reproduction and is in very good condition. The original hand colouring and engraving is excellent. The publishing company William Home Lizars of London a..
US$45.00 US$60.00
Azure-Crowned Hummingbird
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15.8 x 9.8 cm (6.2 x 4.0 inches)Trochilus quadricolorBrazilThis finely detailed engraving was made in London in 1834.This is a genuine antique, not a reproduction and is in very good condition. The original hand colouring and engraving is excellent. The publishing company William Home Lizars of Lon..
US$45.00 US$60.00
Black-Breasted Hummingbird
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15.8 x 9.8 cm (6.2 x 4.0 inches)Trochilus gramineusSt.DomingoThis finely detailed engraving was made in London in 1843.This is a genuine antique, not a reproduction and is in very good condition. The original hand colouring and engraving is excellent. The publishing company William Home Lizars of L..
US$45.00 US$60.00
Black-Breasted Hummingbird (young)
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15.8 x 9.8 cm (6.2 x 4.0 inches)Trochilus gramineusSt.DomingoThis finely detailed engraving was made in London in 1834.This is a genuine antique, not a reproduction and is in very good condition. The original hand colouring and engraving is excellent. The publishing company William Home Lizars of L..
US$45.00 US$60.00
Blue-Green Hummingbird
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15.8 x 9.8 cm (6.2 x 4.0 inches)Trochilus cyaneusBrazilThis finely detailed engraving was made in London in 1834.This is a genuine antique, not a reproduction and is in very good condition. The original hand colouring and engraving is excellent. The publishing company William Home Lizars of London ..
US$45.00 US$60.00
Delalande's Hummingbird
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15.8 x 9.8 cm (6.2 x 4.0 inches)Trochilus delalandiiRio GrandeThis finely detailed engraving was made in London in 1834.This is a genuine antique, not a reproduction and is in very good condition. The original hand colouring and engraving is excellent. The publishing company William Home Lizars of ..
US$45.00 US$60.00
Double-Crested Hummingbird
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15.8 x 9.8 cm (6.2 x 4.0 inches)Trochilus cornutusBrazilThis finely detailed engraving was made in London in 1834.This is a genuine antique, not a reproduction and is in very good condition. The original hand colouring and engraving is excellent. The publishing company William Home Lizars of London..
US$45.00 US$60.00
Double-Crested Hummingbird (female)
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15.8 x 9.8 cm (6.2 x 4.0 inches)Trochilus cornutusBrazilThis finely detailed engraving was made in London in 1834.This is a genuine antique, not a reproduction and is in very good condition. The original hand colouring and engraving is excellent. The publishing company William Home Lizars of London..
US$45.00 US$60.00
Dupont's Hummingbird
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15.8 x 9.8 cm (6.2 x 4.0 inches)Trochilus dupontiiMexicoThis finely detailed engraving was made in London in 1834.This is a genuine antique, not a reproduction and is in very good condition. The original hand colouring and engraving is excellent. The publishing company William Home Lizars of London..
US$45.00 US$60.00
Golden-Green Hummingbird
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15.8 x 9.8 cm (6.2 x 4.0 inches)Trochilus prasinaBrazilThis finely detailed engraving was made in London in 1834.This is a genuine antique, not a reproduction and is in very good condition. The original hand colouring and engraving is excellent. The publishing company William Home Lizars of London ..
US$45.00 US$60.00
Half-Tailed Hummingbird
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15.8 x 9.8 cm (6.2 x 4.0 inches)Trochilus enicurusBrazilThis finely detailed engraving was made in London in 1834.This is a genuine antique, not a reproduction and is in very good condition. The original hand colouring and engraving is excellent. The publishing company William Home Lizars of London..
US$45.00 US$60.00
Magnificent Hummingbird
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15.8 x 9.8 cm (6.2 x 4.0 inches)Trochilus magnificusBrazilThis finely detailed engraving was made in London in 1834.This is a genuine antique, not a reproduction and is in very good condition. The original hand colouring and engraving is excellent. The publishing company William Home Lizars of Lond..
US$45.00 US$60.00
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