Song birds, perching & bird feeder types.18th & 19th Century antique lithographs & antique engravings of woodpeckers by Martinet, John Gould & John Audubon.  Here are common types of perching birds you may find at a feeder including robins, finches.  And though not quite right: crows & ravens.

Magnificent & Decorative John Gould Magpies!

A pair of framed John Gould Hand Colored Lithograph from Birds of Asia. c.1860. Outstanding archival framing.  Each piece measures 30×36″ A third center piece is also available. Sold as a pair $7000.  plus shipping in the U.S.  Call 413-245-4197 to speak with Anne. 

Top Picks for Birders:  Early 19th Century Engravings of a Crow & Raven.

This beautiful pair of early 19th Century water colored engravings was published in England by John Prideaux Selby from 1817-1834 on water marked J. Whatman paper.  Selby Raven Hand Colored Engraving & Selby Carrion Crow Engraving.  Pair $4000.  Each piece measures 19 1/2 x 23 1/2.”

Purchase this pair of antique crow & raven engravings from 1890.  Archival framing in deep 19th Century walnut picture frames.  Each piece measures 15×18. Receive $100. off when you call Anne to place your order at 413-245-4197.  Shipping charges apply.

Crow Engraving Walnut Frame

Raven Engraving Walnut Frame

Song Birds:  Framed Woodpeckers by Francois Martinet & Compte de Buffon 1770-1783

Francois Martinet worked for George Leclerc Compte de Buffon and published these rare ornithology prints with a staff of 70, over a period of 13 years.  The later, Buffon,  was in charge of the King of France’s Royal Collections of a scientific nature.  Each antique woodpecker engraving was printed onto hand made hand laid paper from 1770-1783.  The water color illumination was added at the time of production.  We have framed them in solid wood burl with high end archival materials.  The matting is crème on crème, with just the slightest hint of butter creme. Each piece measures 17 x 20.”  Call Anne at 413-245-4197 or email Anne:

Martinet Red Headed Woodpecker or Pileated Woodpecker
Martinet & Buffon
French hand colored copper plate engraving from 1770-1783.

See pileated woodpecker footage that Anne took.

Anne lives to see wildlife and has been fortunate enough to catch great footage on film. Please enjoy this in particular.  It is of two pileated woodpeckers courting one another.  It went on nearly an hour and caught our interest forever. It is about 5 minutes long. Thanks for learning more about these incredible woodland birds.

John Gould Antique Lithographs of Song Birds 

John Gould had a passion for Ornithology.  As a result Gould illustrated world class works on birds from 1832-1888.  Gould’s birds had to be completed by his associates,  after his death until 1888.   Issued in parts by subscription,  which were published in London, England.  Below is a selection of John Gould original hand water colored lithographs.  Each illustration is in very good condition with bright and original water colors.    These are no less than LOVELY antique ornithology prints, because of that, they are timeless pieces of art!  Since these antique lithographs are first editions, the measurements are 14×22.”

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Nests-Eggs Antique Ornithology Engravings by Nozeman, Gentry & Morris!

Francois Martinet Pretty Birds. French Water Colored Copper Engravings 1770-1783

The famous French Ornithologist Francois Martinet had an intense interest in birds in the 18th Century.  Consequently Martinet produced one of the finest works the French ever published on Birds.  He employed a staff of 70 people.  Still the work took some 13 years, from 1770-1783 to complete. These are French water colored copper plate engravings. The colors are bright and will enhance your home’s décor.  Each old engraving of song birds & bird feeder types measures @9×12.”  $200. each or specially priced at $175. each when you purchase 3 or more.

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JJ Audubon Song Birds. Lockwood Edition, Hand Colored 1870.

The famous American naturalist, JJ Audubon illustrated Birds of North America.  Audubon’s ornithological illustrations were very popular. There needed to be a more affordable edition made, and quickly, as the interest was strong and demand was high, so a second small octavo edition of his Birds was published in 1870, known as the Lockwood Edition. Here are North American species of Song & Bird Feeder Types.  Double matted in rag to 9×12″ Click here to contact us.

Reverend F.O. Morris Song Birds. Hand Colored Wood Engravings from 1890.

This is the work of Reverend F.O. Morris.  These old engravings are of song birds & bird feeder types from 1890. They are English hand colored wood engravings.  A “birder”  Reverend and his congregation, collected the specimens, and created this encyclopedic collection about Ornithology. Measurements: 6×9″, and will mat up to @ 9×12″ or 11×14.” 

Cheep and Cheerful at only  $75. each.

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Song Birds! Woodpeckers by Morris! Charming Hand Colored Engravings from 1890.

Song Birds!  These are antique Woodpecker prints by F.O. Morris from 1890.  Each is an English water colored engraving.  It’s one of my favorite birds at my bird feeder… WOODPECKERS!  Each old print measures about 6×9″  and will frame up perfectly to 9×12″ or 11×14.”

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Raven & Crow Framed! 1890 Reverend Morris Hand Colored Engravings.

Song Birds & Bird Feeder Types by Jacob Studer.  Birds of North America.

Jacob Studer’s Birds of North America was published in Philadelphia, 1865-1885. These are lovely old chromolithographs of birds we would love to see… Song & Bird Feeder Types including the pileated wood pecker!  Can you imagine the IVORY BILLED WOODPECKER?  Even an old print of Cardinals!  Click here to contact us.

THE BALTIMORE ORIOLE!!! A Lovely American Chromolithograph $85.

Pretty song birds.  Species found at a bird feeder.

Old song bird lithographs & engravings,  pre 1900. Antique prints of robins, finches, humming birds, woodpeckers, titmice, thrushes and other pretty little birds one may see at the bird feeder.  Large John Gould hand colored lithographs date from 1860-1880. The work on song birds John Gould and Audubon, and others. Even our cheap and cheerful Morris birds are antique 1890 hand colored engravings! Tweet … Tweet…Old prints of song birds! Antique engravings & lithographs of song birds by ornithologists including Gould, Morris, Gentry & Audubon. Song birds: robins, finches & woodpeckers, titmice and hummingbirds…

A favorite subject of ours is old prints produced from 1640-1900 of little birds that can sing the prettiest tunes…   They include Song birds John Gould, and J.J. Audubon…  Pretty birds you might see at the bird feeder.  Antique hand colored lithographs and engravings of woodpeckers, thrush, titmice, sparrows and finches.  Ornithologists include F.O. Morris, John Gould, Studer, and Gentry.   Antique prints of robins, hummingbirds, woodpeckers.    

Even our cheap and cheerful Morris birds are antique 1890 hand colored engravings!  Tweet … Tweet…Old engravings and lithographs of song birds.    Antique hand colored lithographs and engravings of woodpeckers, thrush, titmice, sparrows and finches.  Ornithologists include F.O. Morris, John Gould, Jacob Studer, and Gentry.  Old prints of birds! Song Birds John Gould, Martinet, Studer & Morris. Old Prints of bird feeder type birds!

These are antiques… Do you love to watch the birds? They are a specialty of ours. Enjoy!

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