Scientific illustrations

Animal drawings, Animal prints, Insect drawings, Natural history pictures, Natural history prints

Illustrations characterized by great detail and exactitude, suitable for scientific study or identification of organisms and naturally occurring objects. Component parts are often labeled.

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Date: 1988 From: Eagle, Audrey Lily, 1926- :[Collection of original paintings made for "Eagle's trees and shrubs of New Zealand" books. 1955-2005] Ref: A-437-318 Description: Shows leaves, flowers, seeds of the myrsine nummularia Artist's list: M. nummularifolia: flowers and fruit from Arthurs Pass, Jan. Appears on page 633 o...
Date: 1790 - 1810 From: Artist unknown :Plates of birds [ca 1820] Ref: E-103-014 Description: A side view of a goose standing on rocks by water. Quantity: 1 b&w art print(s). Physical Description: Wood engraving, 141 x 91 mm
Date: 1900 By: Cayley, Neville Henry Peniston, 1853-1903 Ref: B-101-010 Description: An Australian bird Inscriptions: L.r: Neville: Cayley: Quantity: 1 watercolour(s). Physical Description: Watercolour 223 x 175 mm (oval, mounted)
Date: 1820 From: Swainson, William, 1789-1855 :[Conchological drawings and watercolours, miscellaneous, ca 1804 to 1850] Ref: E-152-q-009 Description: Quantity: 1 drawing(s). Physical Description: Pencil, 112 x 177 mm
Date: 1820 From: Swainson, William, 1789-1855 :[Conchological drawings and watercolours, miscellaneous, ca 1804 to 1850] Ref: E-152-q-008 Description: Quantity: 1 drawing(s). Physical Description: Pencil, 112 x 177 mm
Date: 1820 From: Swainson, William, 1789-1855 :[Conchological drawings and watercolours, miscellaneous, ca 1804 to 1850] Ref: E-152-q-087 Description: Inscriptions: Recto - bottom centre - Descriptive notes Quantity: 1 watercolour(s). Physical Description: Watercolour, 230 x 145 mm
Date: 1885 By: Strutt, William, 1825-1915; National Library of Australia Ref: E-279-q-192 Description: Strutt's 1885 painting of kangaroos which was given the title `Kangaroos in a landscape' by Nan Kivell. Strutt's title was `The haunt of the kangaroo'. Repro...
Date: 1971 - 1988 From: Eagle, Audrey Lily, 1926- :[Collection of original paintings made for "Eagle's trees and shrubs of New Zealand" books. 1955-2005] Ref: A-437-195 Description: Shows leaves, flowers and seeds of the scented broom. Artist's list: Flowers April 1971, seed pods June, cult. orig. from Hutt Valley. Coll. Tony Druce A...
Date: 1954 - 1988 From: Eagle, Audrey Lily, 1926- :[Collection of original paintings made for "Eagle's trees and shrubs of New Zealand" books. 1955-2005] Ref: A-437-222 Description: Shows leaves, flowers and seeds of the extinct New Zealand endemic mistletoe, trilepidea adamsii. Pencil note on verso states: "This was the last time in hi...
Date: 1969 - 1988 From: Eagle, Audrey Lily, 1926- :[Collection of original paintings made for "Eagle's trees and shrubs of New Zealand" books. 1955-2005] Ref: A-437-150 Description: Shows leaves, seeds and flowers of a mountain ribbonwood. Artist's list: Flowers Jan. 1969 from Hollyford Valley. Carpels and juv. leaves from Westland, Ma...
Date: 1988 From: Eagle, Audrey Lily, 1926- :[Collection of original paintings made for "Eagle's trees and shrubs of New Zealand" books. 1955-2005] Ref: A-437-152 Description: Shows leaves, seeds and flowers of a species of lacebark with long narrow leaves. Artist's list: Flowers Dec. (Jan. & year), carpels March, from a cult. pl...
Date: 1979 - 1980 From: Eagle, Audrey Lily, 1926- :[Collection of original paintings made for "Eagle's trees and shrubs of New Zealand" books. 1955-2005] Ref: A-437-274 Description: Shows leaves, flowers and fruit of the pentachondra pumila and the leucopogon fraseri. Artist's list: Pentachondra pumila: Flowers and fruit Arthurs Pass,...
Date: 1979 From: Eagle, Audrey Lily, 1926- :[Collection of original paintings made for "Eagle's trees and shrubs of New Zealand" books. 1955-2005] Ref: A-437-063 Description: Shows leaves and flowers of the alpine mahoe. Artist's list: M aff. alpinus (vi): Flowers Oct. 1979 from Matiri Ra., N.W. Nelson. Fruit from a cult. plant. ...
Date: 1974 From: Eagle, Audrey Lily, 1926- :[Collection of original paintings made for "Eagle's trees and shrubs of New Zealand" books. 1955-2005] Ref: A-437-432 Description: Shows leaves, flowers and seedhead of the Limestone tree daisy. Artist's list: B. hectorii: Flowers Feb. 1974, achenes March, from a cult. plant orig. fro...
Date: 1974 From: Eagle, Audrey Lily, 1926- :[Collection of original paintings made for "Eagle's trees and shrubs of New Zealand" books. 1955-2005] Ref: A-437-339 Description: Shows leaves, flowers and fruit of New Zealand toropapa. Artist's list: A. banksii: Flowers June 1974, fruit August, from Mangamuka Gorge, Northland. Coll. ...
Date: 1807 From: Swainson, William, 1789-1855 :[Eighteen sketches. 1807-1851]. Ref: A-186-025 Description: Shows a stalk with leaves and dark pink flowers. The Lotus tetragonolobus is also known as the Asparagus pea, or Winged pea. Quantity: 1 watercolour(s). Ph...
Date: 1830 - 1839 From: Swainson, William, 1789-1855 :[Pencil drawings of birds. 1810s to 1830s] Ref: E-160-q-078 Description: Shows a bird on a branch Compare with Procnias hirundacea. Sw. Zool. Ill. 1 pl. 21 Quantity: 1 drawing(s). Physical Description: Pencil, 180 x 115 mm
Date: 1830 - 1839 From: Swainson, William, 1789-1855 :[Pencil drawings of birds. 1810s to 1830s] Ref: E-160-q-010 Description: Drawing of an owl on a branch; possibly chuncho (glaucidium brasiliaman) Compare with E-256-q-078 Quantity: 1 drawing(s). Physical Description: Pencil, 21...
Date: 1830 - 1839 From: Swainson, William, 1789-1855 :[Pencil drawings of birds. 1810s to 1830s] Ref: E-160-q-013 Description: Drawing of a bird with long legs standing on the foreshore, shown with one leg raised off the ground. There is a stripe extending from the eye to the back o...
Date: 1830 - 1839 From: Swainson, William, 1789-1855 :[Pencil drawings of birds. 1810s to 1830s] Ref: E-160-q-051 Description: Shows smallish bird with short strong bill. Includes two details of the bill Other Titles - Cayenne barbet Quantity: 1 drawing(s). Physical Description: P...