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Dwarf Collection (#4)

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

Background imageDwarf Collection: Thos. Jonathan Wooler

Thos. Jonathan Wooler
THOMAS JONATHAN WOOLER radical journalist, editor of The Red Dwarf. Date: 1786 - 1853

Background imageDwarf Collection: SCOTTs OYSTER BAR

SCOTTs OYSTER BAR
Scotts Oyster Bar, in the West End of London. Date: 1930s

Background imageDwarf Collection: Miniature French Horse Omnibus - Royaume de Lilliput

Miniature French Horse Omnibus - Royaume de Lilliput
Miniature French Horse Omnibus, pulled by two small ponies - Royaume de Lilliput, Paris, France (a Circus-Related Midget Dwarf Troupe). Date: 1910s

Background imageDwarf Collection: French Midget Entertainment Troupe - Les Colibris

French Midget Entertainment Troupe - Les Colibris - Troupe Royal de Liliput. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageDwarf Collection: Asimina obovata, flag pawpaw & Asimina pygmaea, dwarf pawpaw

Asimina obovata, flag pawpaw & Asimina pygmaea, dwarf pawpaw
Drawing 18 (Ewan 45) from the Botanical and zoological drawings (1756-1788) by William Bartram. Held in the Botany Library at the Natural History Museum, London

Background imageDwarf Collection: Hyssopus officinalis, hyssop

Hyssopus officinalis, hyssop
Illustration from the Botany Library Plate Collection at the Natural History Museum, London

Background imageDwarf Collection: Cricetinae (subfamily), dwarf hamster

Cricetinae (subfamily), dwarf hamster
Plate 12 from Recherches pour servir a l histoire naturelle des Mammifcres, Vols. 1-4, 1868-74, by Dr. Henri Milne-Edwards (1800-1885) & Dr. Alphonse Milne-Edwards (1835-1900)

Background imageDwarf Collection: Ceyx erithaca, Oriental dwarf kingfisher

Ceyx erithaca, Oriental dwarf kingfisher
Plate 36, painting by Pieter Cornelius de Bevere, from the Loten Collection of coloured drawings of Birds, Mammals, Insects & Plants, (1754-57)

Background imageDwarf Collection: Bones of Achondroplastic Dwarf

Bones of Achondroplastic Dwarf. From the tomb of King Mersekha around the fourth Dynasty of Ancient Egypt

Background imageDwarf Collection: Fibula of Achondroplastic Dwarf

Fibula of Achondroplastic Dwarf
Bones of Achondroplastic Dwarf. From the tomb of King Mersekha around the fourth Dynasty of Ancient Egypt

Background imageDwarf Collection: Humerus of Achondroplastic Dwarf

Humerus of Achondroplastic Dwarf
Bones of Achondroplastic Dwarf. From the tomb of King Mersekha around the fourth Dynasty of Ancient Egypt

Background imageDwarf Collection: Femur of Achondroplastic Dwarf

Femur of Achondroplastic Dwarf
Bones of Achondroplastic Dwarf. From the tomb of King Mersekha around the fourth Dynasty of Ancient Egypt

Background imageDwarf Collection: Iris pumila, dwarf pogon iris

Iris pumila, dwarf pogon iris
Watercolour No. 36 from the Round Small Collection by Frank Howard Round, c. 1920. Held in the Botany Library at the Natural History Museum, London

Background imageDwarf Collection: Polygala amara, dwarf milkwort

Polygala amara, dwarf milkwort
Illustration of Polygala amara, Table 83. from Icones Plantarum Medicinalium (1781) by Johann Zorn. Held in the Botany Library at the Natural History Museum, London

Background imageDwarf Collection: Salix herbacea L. DLVII, dwarf willow

Salix herbacea L. DLVII, dwarf willow
An illustrative plate of dwarf willow tree foliage and fruit from the Natural History Museum Botany Library Plate Collection

Background imageDwarf Collection: Casuarius bennetti, dwarf cassowary

Casuarius bennetti, dwarf cassowary
Watercolour by John Keulemans, (c. 1900) commissioned by Lord Rothschild and drawn from a live specimen at his menagerie at Tring, Hertfordshire

Background imageDwarf Collection: Papaver alpinum, dwarf poppy

Papaver alpinum, dwarf poppy
Folio 58 from A Collection of Flowers (1795) by John Edwards. Held in the Botany Library at the Natural History Museum, London

Background imageDwarf Collection: Prunus persica, dwarf peach

Prunus persica, dwarf peach
Illustration from Pomona Franconica (1776-1801) by Johann Mayer of Wurzburg. Entitled Naine

Background imageDwarf Collection: Zaedyus pichiy, pichi armadillo

Zaedyus pichiy, pichi armadillo
Pichi armadillo collected by Charles Darwin at Bahia Blanca, Argentina, 1833 (formerly Daspus minutus)

Background imageDwarf Collection: Dwarf sunflowers

Dwarf sunflowers Early 20th Century

Background imageDwarf Collection: Court Dwarf Don Antonio el Ingl s

Court Dwarf Don Antonio el Ingl s
Court Dwarf Don Antonio el Ingls by VELAZQUEZ, pupil of (17th century). Portrait with mastiff dog and sword. Baroque



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