Antique Ornithology lithographs and engravings were published during the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries because people wanted to see images of all the known species of Game Birds that were being found in different parts of the world.

Game Birds: Turkeys, Peacocks, Pheasants & Grouse & other Sporting Birds.

John Gould Great Snipe Hand Colored Lithograph

Game Birds: John Gould Antique Pheasant Lithographs

Beautiful originally hand colored antique English lithographs from circa 1860. The pheasants were published for John Gould, perhaps the most remarkable ornithologists of Nineteenth Century England who published some 2999 different birds throughout his career, of which these two images are his very best of game birds his pheasants.

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Game Birds… A FABULOUS colorful PEACOCK print.  This handsome antique chromolithograph of a Peacock is English produced in 1865,  measures about 7×11″  and is $85.

Great Peacock Chromolithograph 9972

Game Birds… A FABULOUS colorful PEACOCK print.  This handsome antique color lithograph of a Peacock is English and was produced in 1865,  measures 7×11″  and is $85.

Here are great old copper plate engravings on very fine hand made hand laid linen rag of PEACOCKS by Mathias Merian produced in Nuremberg Germany in 1646!

William Lizar Pheasants:

Here we have tiny Pheasant prints by William Lizar. These are Scotch water colored steel plate engravings measuring about 4×6″  and sell for $45. each.

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