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Dwarf Collection (#3)

Background imageDwarf Collection: Infanta Isabella Clara Eugenia and Magdalena Ruiz

Infanta Isabella Clara Eugenia and Magdalena Ruiz
Isabella Clara Eugenia (1566-1633). Infanta of Spain. Portrait of Infanta Isabella Clara Eugenia and Magdalena Ruiz, 1585-1588. By Alonso Sanchez Coello (1531-1588). Prado Museum. Madrid. Spain

Background imageDwarf Collection: Portrait of a Dwarf, ca. 1626, by Juan van der Hamen y

Portrait of a Dwarf, ca. 1626, by Juan van der Hamen y
Juan van der Hamen y Leon (1596-1631). Portrait of a Dwarf, ca. 1626. Prado Museum. Madrid. Spain

Background imageDwarf Collection: Sonopus, Roman Dwarf

Sonopus, Roman Dwarf
Sonopus, the dwarf of Julia, niece of Augustus Caesar Date: circa 10 BC

Background imageDwarf Collection: Dwarf Zebu bull, Gambier Bolton

Dwarf Zebu bull, Gambier Bolton
Dwarf Zebu Bull photogrpaph by Gambier Bolton, F Zs 553, held at The Natural History Museum at Tring

Background imageDwarf Collection: Royal Family meet Anita

Royal Family meet Anita
Edith Barlow ( Anita ) a very small (26 inches) guest of the Royal family at the Royal Garden Party. Anita became a member of Bertram Mills Touring Circus

Background imageDwarf Collection: Dwarf and his Mistress

Dwarf and his Mistress
Dwarf from the Orient carries the train of his mistresss robe Date: 17th Century (?)

Background imageDwarf Collection: The Turkish Tom Thumb

The Turkish Tom Thumb - Pasha Hayati Hassid. Born 1852 - height 30 inches - weight 34 lbs - spoke seven languages. Introduced to England by Lloyd Forsyth

Background imageDwarf Collection: Cornflower (Dwarf) Jubilee Gem, Centaurea Cyanus

Cornflower (Dwarf) Jubilee Gem, Centaurea Cyanus
Cornflower (Dwarf), Jubilee Gem, Centaurea Cyanus, an annual flowering plant of the Asteraceae family. The flowers are a dazzling blue

Background imageDwarf Collection: Gossip about Fairies 31

Gossip about Fairies 31
Idle Inny and the Dwarf - an Irish variant on the German tale of Rumpelstiltskin

Background imageDwarf Collection: The Spirit of Winter by Louis Bailly

The Spirit of Winter by Louis Bailly
Fantasy illustration to represent winter showing two strange little bearded men hiking through a snowy landscape. Date: 1914

Background imageDwarf Collection: Father Christmas with children in his grotto

Father Christmas with children in his grotto
Father Christmas with two children in his grotto, based on Walt Disneys Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. Date: circa 1970s

Background imageDwarf Collection: The Buffoon Calabacillas, 1635-1639, by Diego Velazquez

The Buffoon Calabacillas, 1635-1639, by Diego Velazquez
Diego Velazquez (1599-1660). Spanish painter. The Buffoon Calabacillas, 1635-1639. Prado Museum. Madrid. Spain

Background imageDwarf Collection: Dodonaea humilis, dwarf hopbush

Dodonaea humilis, dwarf hopbush - Plate 27 from Botanical Drawings from Australia (1801) by Ferdinand L Bauer (1760-1826). Date: 1801

Background imageDwarf Collection: Frogs playing with a ball on eight Victorian scraps

Frogs playing with a ball on eight Victorian scraps. (1 of 2) Date: circa 1890s

Background imageDwarf Collection: Colourful gnomes on two Victorian Christmas scraps

Colourful gnomes on two Victorian Christmas scraps. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageDwarf Collection: Fantastic Adventures - The Tale of the red dwarf

Fantastic Adventures - The Tale of the red dwarf
Cover of Fantastic Adventures, May 1947, featuring the story The Tale of the red dwarf who writes with his tail by the red dwarf. A big plump looking devil is writing with his own tail in a book

Background imageDwarf Collection: Ocelot

Ocelot. Live in South America. Engraving 1841

Background imageDwarf Collection: Goblins with a pink flamingo on a Christmas card

Goblins with a pink flamingo on a Christmas card
Goblins dragging a reluctant pink flamingo through the snow on a Christmas card. Perhaps all the shops had sold out of turkeys. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageDwarf Collection: Richard Gibson

Richard Gibson
RICHARD GIBSON Dwarf (1.17m) and miniature painter, with a miniature of his wife, Anne Shepherd, of similar height. His work was highly regarded by all. Date: 1615 - 1690

Background imageDwarf Collection: Size of People / Anatomy

Size of People / Anatomy
The variations in Human Stature. The giant Winckelmeyr, measuring 8ft, 6", at the left; a new-born child to the right. Date: 1895

Background imageDwarf Collection: Plants / Cnicus Acaulis

Plants / Cnicus Acaulis
DWARF THISTLE Date: 1894

Background imageDwarf Collection: Plants / Iris Pumila

Plants / Iris Pumila
Dwarf Bearded Iris Date: 1787

Background imageDwarf Collection: International Exhibition, Paris, 1937 -- Kingdom of Liliput

International Exhibition, Paris, 1937 -- Kingdom of Liliput, Town Hall, with the Mayor and two Gendarmes. Date: 1937

Background imageDwarf Collection: Zeynards Liliput Speciality Troupe

Zeynards Liliput Speciality Troupe, with two miniature ponies on a seesaw. Date: circa 1908

Background imageDwarf Collection: Sunshine Bakers exhibit at Loose Wiles Biscuit Co exhibit

Sunshine Bakers exhibit at Loose Wiles Biscuit Co exhibit at the New York Worlds Fair - " the cutest little midgets you ever saw and they put on a grand show" ! Date: 1939

Background imageDwarf Collection: Dwarf elephant tooth

Dwarf elephant tooth
Tooth and jawbone of the dwarf elephant Palaeoloxodon cypriotes, between 10, 000 and 800, 000 years old. This fossil tooth

Background imageDwarf Collection: Polygala amara (rev. amarella), dwarf milkwort

Polygala amara (rev. amarella), dwarf milkwort
Illustration of Polygala amara from Flora Monacensis (1811) by Franz von Paula Schrank (1747-1835). Date: 1811

Background imageDwarf Collection: Illustration, Lycaenidae -- Hesperiidae

Illustration, Lycaenidae -- Hesperiidae -- Lycaena Virgaureae, Lycaena Phlaeas, Thecla Rubi, Thecla Pruni, Zephyrus Betulae, Zephyrus Quercus, Spilothyrus Alcaea, Hesperia Alveus, Hesperia Malvae

Background imageDwarf Collection: Illustration, The Water of Life

Illustration, The Water of Life -- Good Dwarf, can you not tell me where my brothers are? Date: 1909

Background imageDwarf Collection: Illustration, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Illustration, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, by Kupka. Date: early 20th century

Background imageDwarf Collection: Siberian musk deer, Moschus moschiferus

Siberian musk deer, Moschus moschiferus, and Chinese forest musk deer, Moschus berezovskii.. Handcolored copperplate stipple engraving from Frederic Cuviers Dictionary of Natural Science: Mammals

Background imageDwarf Collection: Crimson amaryllis and dwarf morning glory

Crimson amaryllis and dwarf morning glory, Hippeastrum and Convolvulus tricolor.. Handcolored stipple engraving from Le Jardinier Fleuriste, Dedie aus Dames par un Amateur Chez Marcilly, Paris, 1818

Background imageDwarf Collection: Double dwarf almond, Amygdalus pumila

Double dwarf almond, Amygdalus pumila.. Handcoloured copperplate engraving drawn by John Curtis and engraved by Weddell from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, 1820, Samuel Curtis, Walworth, London

Background imageDwarf Collection: Dwarf Spanish foxglove, Digitalis minor

Dwarf Spanish foxglove, Digitalis minor.. Handcoloured copperplate engraving drawn by John Curtis and engraved by Weddell from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, 1820, Samuel Curtis, Walworth, London

Background imageDwarf Collection: Dwarf bastard indigo, Amorpha nana

Dwarf bastard indigo, Amorpha nana.. Handcoloured copperplate engraving drawn by John Curtis and engraved by Weddell from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, 1819, Samuel Curtis, Walworth, London

Background imageDwarf Collection: Dwarf squill, Scilla pumila

Dwarf squill, Scilla pumila.. Illustration drawn by William Jackson Hooker, engraved by Swan. Handcolored copperplate engraving from William Curtiss The Botanical Magazine, Samuel Curtis, 1830

Background imageDwarf Collection: Dwarf fan-palm, Chamaerops humilis

Dwarf fan-palm, Chamaerops humilis.. Handcoloured copperplate engraving drawn by John Curtis and engraved by Weddell from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, 1820, Samuel Curtis, Walworth, London

Background imageDwarf Collection: Dwarf magnolia with white flowers, a native

Dwarf magnolia with white flowers, a native of China and Java, Magnolia coco.. Handcolored copperplate engraving from a botanical illustration by Sydenham Edwards from William Curtiss Botanical

Background imageDwarf Collection: Pyramidal watsonia (dwarf gladiolus), native

Pyramidal watsonia (dwarf gladiolus), native to South Africa, Gladiolus pyramidatus.. Handcolored copperplate engraving from a botanical illustration by Sydenham Edwards from William Curtiss

Background imageDwarf Collection: Charles Stratton, the American dwarf, 1844

Charles Stratton, the American dwarf, 1844
A review, as featured in the Illustrated London News, 1844, reporting on the recent performance of Charles S. Stratton, the American dwarf (also known as General Tom Thumb)

Background imageDwarf Collection: Vintage seed packet: Dwarf Nasturtium

Vintage seed packet: Dwarf Nasturtium
A beautiful Dwarf Nasturtium seed packet from the Burts Seeds Company, New York. Date: c. 1910

Background imageDwarf Collection: Jonathan Swift

Jonathan Swift
SWIFT, Jonathan (1667-1745). Irish clergyman and satirist writer. Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World by Lemuel Gulliver, best known as Gullivers Travels (1726)

Background imageDwarf Collection: Arctic Birch / Dwarf Birch - leaves in autumn

Arctic Birch / Dwarf Birch - leaves in autumn (Betula nana). semi-tundra near Dudinka, Yenisey river basin, Russian Arctic. August

Background imageDwarf Collection: Siberian Lemming - adult feeds on vegetation at

Siberian Lemming - adult feeds on vegetation at dusk in tundra. Lichens (white are Cladonia lichens), mosses and dwarf willows (Lemmus sibiricus ). tundra of Taimyr peninsula, near Dikson

Background imageDwarf Collection: Collared Lemming - adult in winter fur (large winter

Collared Lemming - adult in winter fur (large winter claws are visible); feeds on buds and bark of dwarf willow sprouts on snow surfac (Dicrostonyx torquatus)

Background imageDwarf Collection: Collared Lemming - adult in winter fur, looks like

Collared Lemming - adult in winter fur, looks like a furry ball from its back while feeding on buds and bark of dwarf willow it digs in snow (Dicrostonyx torquatus)

Background imageDwarf Collection: HMS Dwarf at sea with flags flying

HMS Dwarf at sea with flags flying
HMS Dwarf, a gunboat, at sea with flags flying. Date: circa 1910

Background imageDwarf Collection: CUSCUS

CUSCUS
(phalanger orientalis) Previously known as the Phalanger, this marsupial comes in various sub-species. The lower illustration shows the Flying Dwarf Phalanger. Date: circa 1830



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