New Zealand Antique Prints
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Prints listed here are for reference only. They represent a selection of prints that have been sold through the New Zealand Birds Greytown Gallery or through this web site.

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The Naturalist's Repository or Miscellany of Exotic Natural History Exhibiting Rare and Beautiful Specimens of Foreign Birds, Insects, Shells. Published in 1823-27 in London, (paper size, 15.3cm x 24cm (6 x 9 1/2 inches) approximately).


Direct link to:  Donavan Pages

Donovan, Sun Trochus

The Reverend W. HOUGHTON

The Reverend W. Houghton, author of British Fresh Water Fishes (1879), was a Fellow of the Linnaean Society of London, a scientific society for the study of biology founded in 1788. He was a serious nturalist who studied the specimens in the collection of the British Museum for this work.
Paper size: Size: 26.5cm x 36.5cm (10 1/2 x 14 1/2 inches) approximately.


Direct link to:  Houghton Pages

Salmon Trout (var) Great Lake Trout

Sir William JARDINE

Original hand-colored steel engravings from The Naturalist's Library, edited by William Jardine (1800-1874).
Artist: Artist: J.S. Rushnan
Size: 15.7cm x 9.8cm (6 3/16x 3 7/8 inches) approximately.


Direct link to:  Jardine Pages

NZ Gurnard

Dumont d’URVILLE

Voyage au Pole Sud et dans Oceanie sur Les Corvettes L'Astrolabe et La Zelee - Atlas d'Histoire Naturelle, published 1841-54. Paper size: 55.5cm x 37.2cm (14 1/2 x 21 1/4 inches).


Direct link to:  d’Urville Pages

Maia Austral, Etise Utile, Plate 2, Crustaces


Hand coloured lithograph from Swainson's Zoological Illustrations, c. 1834, Paper size: 5 5/8 x 9 3/4 inches(14.3cm x 25cm) approximately.


Direct link to:  Swainson Pages

OLIVÆ Plate 175 Voluta angulata Scaphella maculata Voluta gracilis Voluta Chrysostoma