Nov 152018
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Turtles Frogs: Select from a diverse collection of Reptiles and Amphibians.  Original antique prints from a trusted second generation Antique Print Dealer.

Frogs: US Pacific Rail Road & Mexican Boundary Surveys 1848-1855

These are hand colored lithographs of North American species of frogs. They were produced by the US Pacific Rail Road and the Mexican Boundary Surveys. Each old lithographs dates from 1848-1855. The reports included scientific illustrations of flora and fauna found along the proposed routes of railroads going West. Each old lithograph measures 8 1/2 x 11″.


Snakes & Lizards by Albertus Seba 1736 – 1763. Hand Colored Copper Plate Engravings.

Albertus Seba’s Locupletissimi rerum naturalium thesauri accurata descriptio, et iconibus artificiosissimis expressio, per universam physices historiam. The work was published in Amsterdam by Janssonio-Waesbergios, & J. Wetstenium, & Gul. Smith between 1734 and 1765.


Turtles Frogs by Wilhelm.  Small frog & turtle engravings.  1810-1821.

Turtles Frogs! Small frog and turtle hand colored engravings from 1810-1821. These are water colored copper plate engravings that were published in Vienna Austria by Gottliem Wilhelm. These old prints of frogs and turtles are tiny and unusual illustrations, measuring a mere 4 x 6 1/2.” They are on heavy board,  possibly as a type of flash card.

Priced at $85. each.

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 Turtles Frogs Amphibians Reptiles by Shubert. German 1865-85 Chromolithographs.

Turtles and Frogs. Framed American Chromolithographs from 1885:

This is a beautifully framed pair of 1885 chromolithographs published in New York.  They have been framed in a beautifully cut, double rag mat, framed under UV glass.  The dark wood molding is weathered.  Each measures 13×16.”  The pair $450.,  free shipping in the Continental U.S..


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Antique decorative illustrations for and by Seba, Buffon, Wilhelm & Shubert.  These Turtles Frogs and Snakes as well as other Amphibians, Reptiles are available for purchase.   Just place a phone call to Anne at 413-245-4197.

The illustrations were commonly used as book plates in the old days.

Books covered a variety of natural history subjects including those on Turtles Frogs, Snakes and Lizards.  Curiosity was big and authors and publishers rushed to fulfill the demand.  Everything on this page is vintage. Our frog and turtle prints date from the mid 18th Century to about 1900. I have some earlier ones which date to the mid 1600’s.


We have a unique selection of antique prints.

If you don’t see what you are interested in,  call us.  Found here is part of the collection of these wonderful & fascinating critters!  They have been frequently misunderstood.  Whereas they should be used as a health indicator of the ecosystem.  The biodiversity of our planet is amazing and the early discoveries and documentation of new turtles frogs and snakes,  fascinated doctors, clergy, royalty and wealthy alike.  It was individuals like these,  that funded these kinds of works.  At Anne Hall Antique Prints we guarantee: we sell original engravings & lithographs produced mostly prior to 1900!  Whether you are trying to create unique décor or collecting,  old frog engravings and turtle lithographs, are fun to collect!

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