Paul D Stewart / Restoration of the Iguanodon by Alice B. Woodward from Lydekker's The Royal Natural History' Frederick Warne and co, 1896. This is one of the first reconstructions to correctly show the Iguanodon's th...
Paul D Stewart / Landscape of the Triassic coastal environment with reconstructions of dinosaurs and marine reptiles, 'Dr. Schubert's Naturgeschichte - Geologie, Mineralreich, Palaontologie'. Published in Stuttgart 18...
Paul D Stewart / Illustration of vivid colour lithograph for 'Dr. Schubert's Naturgeschichte - Geologie, Mineralreich, Palaontologie'. Published 1888 in Stuttgart by J.F. Shreiber, the palaeontology section by Dr. Fri...
Paul D Stewart / 1881 portrait of Charles Robert Darwin (12 February 1809 - 19 April 1882) English Naturalist and author of the Origin of Species. 1922 Hand coloured portrait aquatint of Darwin by G. Sidney Hunt after...
Paul D Stewart / Chromolithograph illustration of Cromagnon 'Skull of an old man' Plate 1, Section C. Edouard Lartet and Henry Christy. 'Reliquiae Aquitanicae' 1865-1875, Williams and Norgate, London 1875..
Paul D Stewart / Lithograph with contemporary colouring, continental version of the wallchart produced by Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins for the Department of Science and Art 1862. It is entitled 'Enaliosauria, or marine...
Paul D Stewart / Lithograph with contemporary colouring, continental version of the last wallchart produced by Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins for the Department of Science and Art 1862. It is entitled 'Pachydermata and C...
Paul D Stewart / Great Auk (Pinguinus impennis) from the Rev. Francis Orpen Morris' 'A History of British Birds' by the printer Benjamin Fawcett circa 1853. Morris was instrumental in founding the Royal Society for th...
Paul D Stewart / 1853 illustration of Gorilla, contemporary coloured copperplate engraving from 'Das Buch der Welt' John Weik, Stuttgart. The lowland Gorilla was first accurately described outside Africa by the missio...
Paul D Stewart / Skull of Moa or Dinornis discovered by Mr. Walter Mantell on the North Island of New Zealand. Plate with later tinting, from Gideom Mantell's petrifactions and their teachings (1851) published by Henr...
Paul D Stewart / A rare British broadsheet illustration with contemporary hand colouring, drawn and engraved by John Emslie and published by James Reynolds in 1849. It shows reconstructions of extinct creatures in the...
Paul D Stewart / Illustration of trilobuite (Paradoxides bohemicus), Plate 1. From 'Organization of the Trilobites' by Hermann Burmeister, appearing in the Ray Society translation of his work published in 1846. The Il...
Paul D Stewart / Engraving of an ape-like cave man accompanying an article by Boitard in the French 'Magasin Universel' (April 1838). This is the earliest reconstruction of a pre-historic human. It is striking that it...
Paul D Stewart / Illustration of 'The Entomologist'. Rare copper print with original hand colouring, drawn by George Spratt, printed by George Madely, and sold individually as part of a series through Charles Tilt's F...
Julian Hume / Illustration of extinct species in Mare aux Songes, 4,000 years ago, with Dodo (Raphus cucullatus) and Mauritius giant tortoise (Cylindraspis triserrata) and fruit bat, Mauritius
Paul D Stewart / Illustration of a Vampire bat (Vespertilio vampyrus) by Heath published 1800 in George Shaw 'General Zoology or Systematic Zoology', in which the Vampire bats feeding habits are described. However th...
Paul D Stewart / Copperplate engraving of great sea monster reported by Hans Egede in 1735. From The Naturalist's Library by Sir William Jardine. This monster or was reportedly spotted off the coast of Greenland, and...
Paul D Stewart / Illustration of extinct Quagga (Equus quagga quagga) by Christian von Schreber, from 'Die Sauetheire in Abbildungen nach der Natur mit Beschreibungen' 1883.
Paul D Stewart / Historical illustration showing the displays of various birds of paradise: Red bird-of-paradise (Paradisea rubra), Superb bird of paradise (Lophorina superba), Wilson's bird of paradise (Cicinnurus re...
Paul D Stewart / Historical illustration of Mandrake (Mandragora officinarum) flowers and fruits from the Paris Royal Botanic Garden. Engraving by Stumpf, in 'Dictionarium, Historicum, Criticum, Chronologicum, Geograp...
Paul D Stewart / Illustration of Joseph Dalton Hooker (1817- 1912) botanist, by George Richmond, reproduced in Hooker's ' Life and Letters'. Hooker was a good friend of Darwin and the director of Kew Gardens.
Paul D Stewart / Woodblock illustration of Sea Hares from Ortus (Hortus) Sanitatis 1491 - translated from the Latin as 'Garden of Health'. During the middle ages all manner of land animals were thought to have their o...
Paul D Stewart / Woodblock illustration of Mandrake (Mandragora) from two pages of the Ortus (Hortus) sanitatis - translated from the Latin as 'Garden of Health' by Jacob Meydenbach, 1491. He describes plants and anim...
Paul D Stewart / Illustration of Great auk (Pinguinus impennis) swimming, from Welsh naturalist Thomas Pennant's book 'British Zoology' 1776 .This species, now extinct was last sighted in 1852 on the Grand Banks of Ne...
Paul D Stewart / 'The Falkland Island Aguara dog' the extinct Falkland wolf (Canis antarctus / Dusicyon australis) plate 23 steel engraving with hand colouring as issued. From 'Natural History of Dogs' Charles Hamilt...
Paul D Stewart / Antique copper plate illustration of a Dodo (Raphys cucullatus) 'Zoological Lectures' by George Shaw, 1809, illustrated by Mrs Griffith.
Paul D Stewart / Illustration of Samoan tooth billed pigeon (Didunculus strigirostris) antique folio lithograph Published 1844-49, for 'The Genera of Birds.' by George Edward Gray. Illustrated by David William Mitchel...
Paul D Stewart / Darwin in the Woods - historical cartoon of Charles Darwin entitled 'Natural Selection' by Frederick Waddy from his 'Cartoon portraits and biographical sketches of men of the day' 1873.
Paul D Stewart / Historical illustration of extinct Puri tribe from North Coast of South America. Mother and child, and man in hammock, with poison dart frog held over fire to collect its toxin, used for poison darts...
Paul D Stewart / Historical illustration of local man hunting Barbary lion (Panthera leo leo) 1853 Engraving. Extinct in the wild, with possible zoo specimens claimed to be pure Barbary lion.
Paul D Stewart / Illustration of Carolina parrot (Conuropsis carolinensis) from W. T. Greene Parrots In Captivity, George Bell and Sons, 1884 - 1887. Wood engraving by Benjamin Fawcett after drawings by A.F. Lydon. Th...
Paul D Stewart / Historical illustration of Reindeer, from woodcut from Icones Animalium by Gesner, 1560.
Paul D Stewart / Historical illustration of Reindeer, from 1875.
Paul D Stewart / Historical illustration of Reindeer by George Edwards from 1772.
Paul D Stewart / Historical illustration of Reindeer from the 1600s.
Chris Shields / Illustration of extinct Mega Penguin (Palaeeudyptes klekowskii) with human and Emperor penguin (Aptenodytes forsteri) for scale. Mega Penguins were the largest and heaviest penguins ever,with this spe...
David Tipling / Promotional card promoting Mary Lehr Millinery in the US from 1900-1910s. Illustration depicts Egret plumes in hat.
David Tipling / Illustration of the Dodo (Raphus cucullatus) from Gleanings of Natural History by G Edwards 1758-64 published in London.
Ernie Janes / Victorian vegetable seed packets, chart, UK
Bryan and Cherry Alexander / Illustration of Benjamin Franklin's 1825-1827 expedition to Richards Island, Canadian Arctic Islands, Canada.
Bryan and Cherry Alexander / Map of Arctic Ocean showing mountain at the North Pole. Cartographer Petrus Bertius. c.1616.
Bryan and Cherry Alexander / Boat nearing shore in Kennedy Channel during the Great English Expedition 1875-1876.
Bryan and Cherry Alexander / Portrait of Sir John Franklin, 1786-1847. He made four trips to the Arctic and mapped 3,000 miles of the coast of Arctic Canada, lost with all souls on his last expedition.
Bryan and Cherry Alexander / Explorer John Ross meeting Polar Eskimos in 1817 near Cape York, Greenland.
Bryan and Cherry Alexander / Portrait of Sir (William) Edward Parry, 1790-1855, who led several expeditions in search of the Northwest Passage. In 1827 he led expedition further North than any previous, and was knighted in 1828.
Bryan and Cherry Alexander / Captain John Ross first meeting the Eskimos on his expedition of 1818.
Bryan and Cherry Alexander / Portrait of Captain James Cook (1728-1779), explorer of the world and its oceans.
Eric Baccega / Peter de Sausmarez, here with his ancestor's portraits. His family has lived on the island since 1120 and he is the last seignior who still lives in his ancestral property: Sausmarez Manor and Gardens...