Bird Prints
  1. WSE

    1850 French Bird Prints - Set of 2 - Prints with a Past - multi

    $155.00  
    More Details Pair of hand-colored bird engravings based on illustrations by Edouard Travies (1809-1865), 1850. Shown are the Long-tailed Whydah, Goldfinch, Count Raggi's Bird of Paradise and European Roller. Prints are unique in that they combine both an illustration of the bird with anatomical details. Each print: 6.5"L x 10"H. Includes a certificate with additional information and original page of accompanying text.
  2. WSE

    Asian Bird Prints - Set of 2 - Prints with a Past - multi

    $155.00  
    More Details Pair of engravings featuring birds native to Asia, 1850. Based on illustrations by the French artist Edouard Travies (1809-1865). Shown are the Eurasian Nuthatch and Ruffous-capped Spinetail, and the Wall and Deep-blue Creeper. Prints feature the original hand coloring and anatomical details for each bird. Includes a certificate with additional information, and original page of text.
  3. WSE

    19th-C. French Bird Prints - Set of 2 - Prints with a Past - multi

    $155.00  
    More Details Pair of hand-colored engravings from a 1880s French natural history folio of mammals, birds, scientific methods, and geography. The birds shown include the Willowbird (4-Strands, Gold Necklace and Dominican) and Blackbirds (Common, Pink and White). Based on an illustration by Edouard Travies (1809-1865), one of the best known French natural history artists of the first half of the 19th century. Each print: 6.5"L x 10.5"H. Includes a certificate with additional information.
  4. WSE

    1890s Bunting & Cuckoo Egg Prints - Set of 3 - Prints with a Past - multi

    $135.00  
    More Details Set of three color engravings from a 1890s guide to the eggs of British birds. This series features the eggs of the Reed Bunting, Cyril Bunting, and Great Spotted Cuckoo. Each print: 6"L x 9"H. Includes a certificate with additional information and copy of the accompanying text pages.
  5. WSE

    1870s Eagle and Harrier Prints - Set of 2 - Prints with a Past - multi

    $155.00  
    More Details Pair of original engravings with added hand-coloring of birds of prey from an 1870s history of British birds. Shown are the Marsh Harrier and Golden Eagle. Each print measures 6.5"L x 10"H. Includes a certificate with additional information and copy of accompanying text pages.
  6. WSE

    19th-C. Pipit & Wagtail Prints - Set of 2 - Prints with a Past - multi

    $125.00  
    More Details Pair of original color engravings from an 1870s guide to smaller British birds. Shown are a variety of Pipits and Wagtails in a natural setting. Each print: 6"L x 9"H. Includes a certificate with additional information.
  7. WSE

    19th-C. Canary Prints - Set of 2 - Prints with a Past - multi

    $165.00  
    More Details Pair of original 1880 lithographs of the Scotch Fancy and Norwich Canaries from an English folio of cage birds. Based on illustrations by the British natural history artist Joseph Ludlow (1840-1915) whose specialty was birds. Each print measures 7.5"L x 10"H. Includes a certificate with additional information.
  8. WSE

    Green Heron Lithograph - 1878 - Prints with a Past

    $125.00  
    More Details Original chromolithograph of North American birds based on an illustration by Theodore Jasper (1814-1897), a German-born American painter and colorist. Shown are the Green Heron (adult and young), Cat Bird and Maryland Yellow Throat. Includes a certificate with additional information and copy of accompanying text pages.
  9. WSE

    Parrot Print - 1851 - Prints with a Past - artwork: multi; mat: beige with gold lining

    $185.00  
    More Details Original chromolithograph Parrot print from "Winged Thoughts," a Victorian book that coupled illustrations of birds with prose. Printing by the firm started by Owen Jones (1809-1874), an English architect also known for his ornamental design. Displayed in a conservation mat ready for framing. Image: 6.75"L x 9.75"H; overall: 13"L x 16"H. Includes a certificate with additional information, and original page of prose.
  10. WSE

    1821 British Shorebird Engravings - Set of 4 - Prints with a Past - multi

    $285.00  
    More Details Set of 4 original hand-colored engravings of Shorebirds from a folio of "every known species of British birds." Shown are the Avocet, Snipe, Coot and the White Spoonbill. The folio was compiled by the British naturalist George Graves (1754-1839) whose work influenced that of an early Charles Darwin. Each print, 5.5"L x 9"H. Includes a certificate with additional information and original page of accompanying text for each print.
  11. WSE

    Pelican & Sandpiper - 1884 - Prints with a Past - multi

    $129.00  
    More Details Original lithograph of the Brown Pelican, Stilt Sandpiper and Courlan (aka the Crying Bird). Based on an illustration by Theodore Jasper (1814-1897), a German-born American painter and colorist. Includes a certificate with additional information and copy of accompanying text pages.
  12. WSE

    French Pelican & Duck Print - 1849 - Prints with a Past - multi

    $105.00  
    More Details Original hand-colored lithograph print from a 1840s French natural history folio. The birds shown include the Dalmatian Pelican and Mandarin Duck. Based on a drawing by Edouard Travies (1809-1876), a French watercolorist and illustrator. Includes a certificate with additional information.
  13. WSE

    19th-C. Papion Monkey Print - Prints with a Past - artwork: multi; mat: beige

    $115.00  
    More Details Original hand colored gravure print from an 1880s French natural history folio of mammals, birds, scientific methods, and geography. Shown are the Papion Monkey, Lemur and Marmoset Displayed in a standard-size conservation mat. Image: 6"L x 10"H; overall: 12"L x 16"H. Includes a certificate with additional information.
  14. WSE

    19th-C. Shorebird Eggs - Set of 2 - Prints with a Past - multi

    $95.00  
    More Details Pair of original color engravings from an 1890s folio of the eggs of British birds. Shown on the prints are the eggs of Shorebirds including the Great Plover, Turnstone (related to the Sandpiper) and Peewit. Each print: 6.5"L x 10"H. Includes a certificate with additional information and a copy of accompanying text pages.
  15. WSE

    19th-C. Puffin Print - Prints with a Past - multi; mat: beige with gold lining

    $125.00  
    More Details Original 1870s lithograph of a Puffin from an English guide to birds of the world. The Puffins are a type of seabird that breeds in large colonies on coastal cliffs or offshore islands. Displayed in a standard-size conservation mat. Unframed. Image: 6.5"L x 10"H; overall: 12"L x 16"H. Includes a certificate with additional information.
  16. WSE

    Shorebird Lithograph - 1843 - Prints with a Past - multi

    $155.00  
    More Details Original hand-colored lithograph of Shorebirds from a 1840s German natural history folio. Among the birds shown are the Pelican, King Penguin, Merganser, Atlantic Puffin, Petrel, Black Skimmer, and Red-billed Tropicbird. Includes a certificate with additional information and copy of the legend, which identifies the German and Latin names of the birds shown on the print.
  17. WSE

    19th-C. French Vulture Print - Prints with a Past - multi

    $95.00  
    More Details Original hand-colored engraving from a 1880s French natural history folio of mammals, birds, scientific methods, and geography. Shown is the Tawny Vulture. Based on an illustration by Edouard Travies (1809-1865), one of the best known French natural history artists of the first half of the 19th century. Includes a certificate with additional information.
  18. WSE

    19th-C. Llama Print - Prints with a Past - multi

    $95.00  
    More Details Original hand colored gravure print from an 1880s French natural history folio of mammals, birds, scientific methods, and geography. Shown are the Llama and Cow of Tartary (a region in central Asia that includes the Ural Mountains). Includes a certificate with additional information.
  19. WSE

    American Quail - 1878 - Prints with a Past - artwork, multi; mat, beige with gold lining

    $145.00  
    More Details Original 1870s chromolithograph of an American Quail (or Partridge) based on an illustration by Theodore Jasper (1814-1897), a German-born American painter and colorist. Print was part of a folio of birds of North America. Displayed in a conservation mat that fits a standard frame size. Image, 9.5"L x 13"H; overall, 16"L x 20"H. Includes a certificate with additional information, and copy of accompanying text page..
  20. WSE

    Little Blue & Florida Heron - 1898 - Prints with a Past

    $119.00  
    More Details Chromolithograph of the Little Blue Heron and Florida Heron, along with other shorebirds including the ibis, tern, and sandpipers. Based on an illustration by Theodore Jasper (1814-1897), a German-born American painter and colorist. Print was part of a folio of birds of North America. Includes a certificate with additional information, and copy of accompanying text pages.
  21. WSE

    Early-1900s American Opera Singers - Set of 2 - Prints with a Past - multi

    $135.00  
    More Details Pair of lithograph portraits from a 1903 folio featuring popular singers titled "American Song Birds." Shown are the opera singers Lillian Blauvelt (1873-1947) and Sybil Sanderson (1864-1903). Each print, 10"L x 13"H. Includes a certificate with additional information.
  22. WSE

    The Orangutan - 1880 - Prints with a Past

    $105.00  
    More Details Original hand-colored gravure print of the orangutan from a 1880s French natural history folio of mammals, birds, scientific methods, and geography. Based on an illustration by Edouard Travies (1809-1865), one of the best known natural history artists of the first half of the 1800s. Includes a certificate with additional information.
  23. WSE

    Peacock - Pheasant & Poultry - 1847 - Prints with a Past - multi

    $95.00  
    More Details Original hand-colored lithograph from a mid-1800s English natural history folio about the animal kingdom. Among the birds shown are the peacock, pheasant, poultry, dove, and pigeon. Includes a certificate with additional information and copy of the legend that identifies all of the birds shown in the print.
  24. WSE

    Woodpeckers & Kingfisher - 1915 - Prints with a Past - multi

    $105.00  
    More Details Original color print from an early-1900s folio of British birds. Based on a painting by Archibald Thorburn (1860-1935), one of the most respected ornithological artists in England in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Shown are a variety of woodpeckers, kingfisher, wryneck, and roller. Includes a certificate with additional information and a copy of the accompanying text pages.
  25. WSE

    Golden Spangled Hamburghs - C. 1880 - Prints with a Past

    $175.00  
    More Details Original lithograph from an early edition of Cassel's Poultry Book, one of the best known of the late-19th-century books on domestic fowl. Shown are Golden Spangled Hamburghs. Based on an illustration by J. W. Ludlow a British artist known for portraying birds in a natural setting, particularly poultry. Displayed in a conservation mat. Unframed. Image: 7.5"L x 10"H; overall: 13"L x 16"H. Includes a certificate with additional information.
  26. WSE

    Golden Eagle - 1878 - Prints with a Past

    $119.00  
    More Details Original chromolithograph of a Golden Eagle based on an illustration by Theodore Jasper (1814-1897), a German-born American painter and colorist. Also known as a Ring-tailed Eagle, it is an inhabitant of North America especially Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont and the Adirondack region of New York. Print was part of a folio of birds of North America. Includes a certificate with additional information, and copy of accompanying text page.
  27. WSE

    Malacca Ring Parakeet - 1836 - Prints with a Past - multi; mat, beige

    $119.00  
    More Details Original hand-colored engraving of the Malacca Ring Parakeet from an 1830s folio of tropical birds. Based on an illustration by the British artist Edward Lear (1812-1888). Conservation matted to fit a standard-size frame. Image, 3.5"L x 6"H; overall, 11"L x 14"H. Includes a certificate with additional information.