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: 1885 - 1886 By: Wills, Mary Ann, 1859?-1942 Ref: E-964-q Description: Collection of paintings of New Zealand scenes and flora by Mary Wills, nee Wykes, wife of minister John Wills. Album dated 1885 on inside cover, with the art...
Date: 1885 From: Wills, Mary Ann, 1859?-1942: [Collection of watercolours, oil paintings, and albums by Mary Wills, primarily of landscapes. 1885-1936] Ref: E-964-q-001 Description: A branch of the native poroporo, showing its berries as green, pre-ripening Other Titles - Solanum aviculare Quantity: 1 watercolour(s). Physical Descript...
Date: 1983 - 1989 By: National Museum of New Zealand Ref: Eph-A-MUSEUM-National-1980s-Badges Description: Badges show: Monarch butterfly, Paddle crab, Katipo spider, Sea perch, and New Zealand tree weta. Quantity: 5 colour photo-mechanical print(s) on badges. P...
Date: 1885 From: Wills, Mary Ann, 1859?-1942: [Collection of watercolours, oil paintings, and albums by Mary Wills, primarily of landscapes. 1885-1936] Ref: E-964-q-010-1 Description: A branch of bush lawyer, or swamp lawyer, showing the reddish-coloured fruit and small white flowers that the plant produces between October and November Ot...
Date: 1885 From: Wills, Mary Ann, 1859?-1942: [Collection of watercolours, oil paintings, and albums by Mary Wills, primarily of landscapes. 1885-1936] Ref: E-964-q-010-2 Description: A branch of the species Clematis paniculata (New Zealand clematis), showing its shiny dark green leaves and delicate seven-petalled white flowers Other Titl...
Date: 1885 From: Wills, Mary Ann, 1859?-1942: [Collection of watercolours, oil paintings, and albums by Mary Wills, primarily of landscapes. 1885-1936] Ref: E-964-q-014 Description: A single crinum lily flower, displaying the vivid pink stripe the length of each of its white petals Other Titles - Crinum Inscriptions: Recto - bottom cen...
Date: 1885 From: Wills, Mary Ann, 1859?-1942: [Collection of watercolours, oil paintings, and albums by Mary Wills, primarily of landscapes. 1885-1936] Ref: E-964-q-009 Description: Shows a single branch of white rata, in flower Other Titles - Metrosideros abiflora Other Titles - White rata Quantity: 1 watercolour(s). Physical Descrip...
Date: 1885 From: Wills, Mary Ann, 1859?-1942: [Collection of watercolours, oil paintings, and albums by Mary Wills, primarily of landscapes. 1885-1936] Ref: E-964-q-011 Description: A branch of the bignonia plant, displaying dark green glossy leaves and distinctive red trumpet-shaped flowers Inscriptions: Recto - bottom centre - Bignoni...
Mutzel, Gustav, 1839-1893 :Australische Fauna ... 7. Nestorpapagei. 8. Eulenpapagei ... 12. Kiwi ... 15. Bruekenbeidechse. [ca 1880]
Date: 1880 - 1890 By: Mutzel, Gustav, 1839-1893; Meyer, Joseph, 1796-1856 Ref: A-449-008 Description: Shows a number of animals from the Australasian continent, grouped in what could be an Australian setting, but including a kakapo, a kiwi, a kea and what app...
Date: 1765 - 1775 By: De Seve, Jacques Eustache de, active 1775-1820 Ref: E-219-q-002 Description: A middle-Eastern goat standing on a flat rock. The skull and horns probably of the same goat Other Titles - The long-horned goat Quantity: 2 b&w art print...