Juan Manuel Borrero / Illustration of Bittersweet (Solanum dulcamara). Detail of leaves and fruit. Pencil and watercolor painting.
Juan Manuel Borrero / Illustration of human evolution from left to right Australopithecus afarensis, Australopithecus africanus, Homo erectus and Homo sapiens. Pencil and watercolor painting.
Juan Manuel Borrero / Illustration of European pilchard (Sardina pilchardus). Pencil and watercolor painting.
Paul D Stewart / Male Large Blue Butterfly (Maculinea eutryphon / arion) collected in 1865. It is here surrounded by other extant UK blue butterfly species. The large Blue was first recorded as a British species in 17...
Paul D Stewart / 'Martha' the last passenger pigeon, (Ectopistes migratorius), who died Cincinnati Zoo, September 1st, 1914. This portrait of her published in March 1915 as the Frontispiece to William Hornaday's 'The...
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...
Paul D Stewart / Illustration of Giant Octopus (Octopus dofleini) attacking a ship, 1815 copperplate engraving from Bertuch's 'Bilderbuch fur kinder' 16 plate 5. with contemporary colour. 'Colosal Polypus' (octopus) a...
Paul D Stewart / Copperplate engraving of rays with contemporary hand colouring from 'Bilderbuch fur Kinder' by F.J. Bertuch, Weimar, 1795. This book set out to explain and illustrate a range of topics for children.
Paul D Stewart / Copperplate engraving of a Stag Beetle (Lucanus cervus), with hand colouring possibly by Donovan himself. While most plates were thinly coloured to tint the interstices of the lines of the engraving b...
Jurgen Freund / Ancient pictographs (rock / cave paintings) of fish and sea creatures on karst limestone formations. Sunmalelen area, Raja Ampat, West Papua, Indonesia, January 2010
Martin Camm / Carwardine / Illustration of magnetic fields and dolphins stranding (Wildlife Art Company).
Martin Camm / Carwardine / Illustration of Pacific white-sided dolphin / Lag (Lagenorhynchus obliquidens), Delphinidae (Wildlife Art Company).
Martin Camm / Carwardine / Illustration of Indo-Pacific bottlenose / Bottle-nosed dolphin (Tursiops aduncus), Delphnidae (Wildlife Art Company).
Martin Camm / Carwardine / Illustration of Striped dolphin (Stenella coeruleoalba), Delphinidae (Wildlife Art Company).
Martin Camm / Carwardine / Illustration of Common bottle-nosed / Bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) and Indo-Pacific dolphin (T. aduncus) breach and dive sequence in profile (Wildlife Art Company).
Chris Shields / Illustration of Kidney-spot ladybird / Harlequin beetle (Chilocorus renipustulatus).
Chris Shields / Illustration of Red ant (Myrmica rubra), Formicidae. attacking ant on stem.
Chris Shields / Illustration of British bumblebees (Bombus sp): (Across rows) Adrena fulva,Bombus hypnorum,B. terrestris,B. lacornum,B. pratorum,B. lapidarus,B. ruderatus,B. humilis,B. muscorum,B. barbutellus,B. sylv...
Chris Shields / Illustration of Water ladybird (Anisosticta novemdecimpunctata / 19-punctata), winter form.
Chris Shields / Illustration of Harlequin ladybird (Harmonia axyridis), four colour variants.
Chris Shields / Illustration of wildlife of the Andes: South America Alpaca (Vicugna pacos),centre; Cougar / Puma / Mountain lion / Mountain cat / Catamount / Panther (Puma concolor),left; Spectacled / Andean bear (...
Chris Shields / Illustration of wildlife at African waterhole: Water buffalo (Syncerus caffer),gazelle,African lion (Panthera leo),African elephant (Loxodonta sp), weaver birds (Ploceidae).
Chris Shields / Illustration of crab spider (Thanatus striatus) Philodromidae,.
Ian Coleman / Illustration of Common thresher shark (Alopias vulpinus), Alopiidae. Endangered / threatened species.
Ian Coleman / Illustration of Grey reef shark (Carcharhinus amblyrhynchos), Carcharhinidae. Endangered / threatened species.
Ian Coleman / Illustration of Great white shark (Carcharodon carcharias), Lamnidae. Endangered / threatened species.
Ian Coleman / Illustration of Basking shark (Cetorhinus maximus) feeding. Endangered / threatened species.
Martin Camm / Carwardine / Illustration of Dodo (Raphus cucullatus), Columbidae, endemic to Mauritius. Extinct since the mid to late 17th century (Wildlife Art Company).
Chris Shields / Illustration of British native ladybirds. From top left to right: Sixteen or 16-spot ladybird (Tytthaspis 16-punctata); Thirteen or 13-spot ladybird (Hippodamia 13-punctata); Bryony ladybird (Epilach...
Niall Benvie / Photograph of flowering Burnet saxifrage (Pimpinella saxifraga) manipulated and text added to represent illustrated book page. Scotland, UK, July
Niall Benvie / Photograph of flowering Restharrow (Ononis sp)manipulated and text added to represent illustrated book page. Scotland, UK, July
Niall Benvie / Photograph of Hairy St John's wort (Hypericum hirsutum) manipulated and text added to represent illustrated book page. Scotland, UK, July
Niall Benvie / Photograph of Blackthorn blossom (Prunus spinosa) manipulated and text added to represent illustrated book page. Scotland, UK, July
Linda Pitkin / Watercolour illustration of Stinking iris (Iris foetidissima) seed pods with orange berries in autumn.
Linda Pitkin / Marsh-marigold (Caltha palustris) watercolour painting