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Gibbon Collection

Background imageGibbon Collection: Hylobates sp. Pongo pygmaeus, Pan troglodytes, Gorilla gori

Hylobates sp. Pongo pygmaeus, Pan troglodytes, Gorilla gori
Gibbon, orangutan, chimpanzee, gorilla and human. Evidence as to Mans Place in Nature. Illustration published in Mans Place in Nature, Vol. 7 from a collection of essays by Thomas Henry Huxley, 1863

Background imageGibbon Collection: Durham County Rugby Team

Durham County Rugby Team: Parkinson, Stephenson, Swinburne, Marston, Wilson, Bell, Johnston, Humphreys, Todd, Troup, Thompson, Poole, Martin, Kassell, Swainston, Geenty, Hill, Oakes, Gibbon, Hall

Background imageGibbon Collection: Rosamond Broughton with Miss Gibbs by Madame Yevonde

Rosamond Broughton with Miss Gibbs by Madame Yevonde
Miss Rosamond Broughton, debutante daughter of Sir Delves and Lady Broughton, pictured with her young, Siamese gibbon, Miss Gibbs, who is clinging on to her shoulder in the most affectionate manner

Background imageGibbon Collection: Skeletons of man and ape

Skeletons of man and ape
Skeletons of a man, Homo sapiens, and endangered lar gibbon, Hylobates lar (Simia lar). Lithograph from Georg Friedrich Treitschkes Gallery of Natural History

Background imageGibbon Collection: White-handed or lar gibbon, Hylobates lar. Endangered

White-handed or lar gibbon, Hylobates lar. Endangered. Simia longimana. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Johann Nussbiegel after an illustration by Jacques de Seve from Johann Christian Daniel

Background imageGibbon Collection: Siamang and agile gibbon (both endangered)

Siamang and agile gibbon (both endangered)
Siamang, Symphalangus syndactylus (Hylobates syndactylis), and agile gibbon, Hylobates agilis, male and female with young (both endangered)

Background imageGibbon Collection: Active gibbon, female, Hylobates agilis. Endangered

Active gibbon, female, Hylobates agilis. Endangered
Active gibbon, female with young, Hylobates agilis. Endangered. Handcoloured steel engraving by W.H. Lizars after an illustration by James Stewart from Sir William Jardines Naturalists Library

Background imageGibbon Collection: Western hoolock gibbon, Hoolock hoolock. Endangered

Western hoolock gibbon, Hoolock hoolock. Endangered. (Hoolock, Hylobates hoolock.) Handcoloured steel engraving by W.H. Lizars after an illustration by James Stewart from Sir William Jardines

Background imageGibbon Collection: Agile gibbon, Hylobates agilis. Endangered

Agile gibbon, Hylobates agilis. Endangered
Agile or black-handed gibbon, Hylobates agilis. Endangered. (Smaller gibbon, Simia lar minor) Drawn by Charles Hamilton Smith and engraved by M. Griffith

Background imageGibbon Collection: Agile gibbon skeleton, Hylobates agilis. Engandered

Agile gibbon skeleton, Hylobates agilis. Engandered. Le grand gibbon. Copperplate engraving by Baquoy after an illustration by Jacques de Seve from Georges-Louis Leclerc

Background imageGibbon Collection: Lar gibbon or white-handed gibbon, Hylobates lar. Endangered

Lar gibbon or white-handed gibbon, Hylobates lar. Endangered. Petit gibbon. Copperplate engraving by L. Legrand after an illustration by Jacques de Seve from Georges-Louis Leclerc

Background imageGibbon Collection: Agile gibbon, Hylobates agilis. Engandered

Agile gibbon, Hylobates agilis. Engandered. Le grand gibbon. Copperplate engraving by C. Baquoy, after an illustration by Jacques de Seve from Georges-Louis Leclerc

Background imageGibbon Collection: The Graphic cover - a silver gibbon as a pet

The Graphic cover - a silver gibbon as a pet
Front cover of The Graphic magazine featuring a photograph of a Mrs Davidson taking her pet silver gibbon for a walk in Hyde Park, brought back from the Riviera

Background imageGibbon Collection: Middlesex Rugby Team

Middlesex Rugby Team: Bullock, Newbigging, Kendall, Gilmore, Foster, Gibbon, Cobb, Dixon, Wells, Moore, Hooper, Elliott, Bodington, Gilbert, Bond. 1890s

Background imageGibbon Collection: FALL / PUG / 1928

FALL / PUG / 1928
CHAMPION TINKER BELL Owner: Gibbon Date: 1928

Background imageGibbon Collection: London Scottish Rugby Team

London Scottish Rugby Team: Illingworth, Paterson, Connell, Newton, Fleming, Stevenson, Fleming, Thompson, Gowans, Easterbrook, Macmillan, Campbell, Gibbon, Peddie-Waddell, Grigg. 1890s

Background imageGibbon Collection: Thai woman accompanied by two gibbons

Thai woman accompanied by two gibbons
A woman works with rope alongside two gibbons in northern Thailand. 1927

Background imageGibbon Collection: Suzanne Curchod Necker

Suzanne Curchod Necker
SUZANNE CURCHOD NECKER French writer & salon hostess, wife of statesman, mother of Mme de Stael; previously betrothed to Gibbon but their relationship declined & fell. Date: 1739 - 1794

Background imageGibbon Collection: Edward Gibbon / Walker

Edward Gibbon / Walker
EDWARD GIBBON the English historian and MP, best known for his Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, with a vignette of Rome below Date: 1737 - 1794

Background imageGibbon Collection: Edward Gibbon / Colosseum

Edward Gibbon / Colosseum
EDWARD GIBBON the English historian and MP, best known for his Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, with a vignette of the Colosseum in Rome below Date: 1737 - 1794

Background imageGibbon Collection: Edward Gibbon / Sewell

Edward Gibbon / Sewell
EDWARD GIBBON the English historian and MP, best known for his Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Date: 1737 - 1794

Background imageGibbon Collection: Edward Gibbon / Ridley

Edward Gibbon / Ridley
EDWARD GIBBON the English historian and MP, best known for his Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Date: 1737 - 1794

Background imageGibbon Collection: Edward Gibbon / Blake

Edward Gibbon / Blake
EDWARD GIBBON the English historian and MP, best known for his Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Date: 1737 - 1794

Background imageGibbon Collection: Edward Gibbon / Brighty

Edward Gibbon / Brighty
EDWARD GIBBON English historian and MP Date: 1737 - 1794

Background imageGibbon Collection: Long-armed ape or gibbon, Hylobates species

Long-armed ape or gibbon, Hylobates species.. Handcolored copperplate engraving from The Naturalists Pocket Magazine; or, Complete Cabinet of the Curiosities and Beauties of Nature (1798-1802)

Background imageGibbon Collection: Bornean orangutan, Pongo pygmaeus (endangered)

Bornean orangutan, Pongo pygmaeus (endangered) and silvery gibbon, Hylobates moloch (endangered).. Handcolored copperplate stipple engraving from Frederic Cuviers Dictionary of Natural Science

Background imageGibbon Collection: Orang utan, Pongo pygmaeus (endangered)

Orang utan, Pongo pygmaeus (endangered) and silvery gibbon, Hylobates moloch (endangered).. Handcoloured copperplate stipple engraving from Jussieus Dictionary of Natural Science, Florence, Italy

Background imageGibbon Collection: Cover design, London Magazine, August

Cover design, London Magazine, August, one shilling, with a woman in a black swimming costume and a red scarf on her head. Containing stories by Chesterton, Baroness Orczy, Elinor Glyn and others

Background imageGibbon Collection: Sportsmen on active service during World War I

Sportsmen on active service during World War I
The call to arms summoned a number of prominent sports personalities to the front. Among them are Captain McCalmont, the owner of The Tetrarch, Captain Tomkinson, of polo fame, and Captain Gibbon

Background imageGibbon Collection: Dragonflies and Fish

Dragonflies and Fish
Dragonflies from Libellulinae Europaeae by Toussaint de Charpenter, 1840. Fish from Voyage de la Coquille, Zoology Atlas II by Duperrey

Background imageGibbon Collection: Hylobates lar, gibbon

Hylobates lar, gibbon
Skeleton of a gibbon suspended from the ceiling of the Natural History Museum, Londons Central Hall as part of the Primate Gallery display

Background imageGibbon Collection: Gibbon, Hylobates lar

Gibbon, Hylobates lar
Skeleton of Gibbon suspended from the ceiling of the Natural History Museum, Londons Central Hall as part of the Primate Gallery display

Background imageGibbon Collection: Hylobates concolor, crested gibbon

Hylobates concolor, crested gibbon
A portrait of a juvenille crested gibbon. Photographed by Frank Greenaway

Background imageGibbon Collection: Pantheon Oxford St

Pantheon Oxford St
Interior view : considered one of the finest show places in the world, impressing Horace Walpole, Gibbon and others, it became a theatre before being destroyed by fire in 1792

Background imageGibbon Collection: Gibbon Canyon, Yellowstone Park, 1888

Gibbon Canyon, Yellowstone Park, 1888
Engraving showing a wagon fording the river in Gibbon Canyon, Yellowstone Park, USA, 1888. In March 1872 President Grant made Yellowstone a National Park

Background imageGibbon Collection: Edward Gibbon

Edward Gibbon
EDWARD GIBBON author of The Decline & Fall of the Roman Empire with his autograph

Background imageGibbon Collection: Edward Gibbon / Reynolds

Edward Gibbon / Reynolds
EDWARD GIBBON English historian and MP

Background imageGibbon Collection: Edward Gibbon / Cooper

Edward Gibbon / Cooper
EDWARD GIBBON the English historian and MP, best known for his Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

Background imageGibbon Collection: Edward Gibbon Wakefield

Edward Gibbon Wakefield
EDWARD GIBBON WAKEFIELD Colonial statesman

Background imageGibbon Collection: Edward Gibbon (Sitting)

Edward Gibbon (Sitting)
EDWARD GIBBON Historian, pictured in Switzerland


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