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Hunted Collection

Background imageHunted Collection: Raphus cucullatus, dodo

Raphus cucullatus, dodo
Plate 1 from Memoirs on the Dodo by Sir Richard Owen, 1866

Background imageHunted Collection: Fairies Hunt Bats

Fairies Hunt Bats
Bats are hunted by fairies for their wings

Background imageHunted Collection: Mesoplodon bidens, Sowerbys beaked whale

Mesoplodon bidens, Sowerbys beaked whale
Plate 12 The Diodon of Sowerby. Hand-coloured engraving of a drawing by James Hope Stewart (1789-1856), from The Naturalists Library, Mammalia, Vol

Background imageHunted Collection: Reindeer 1597

Reindeer 1597
A German depiction with notes on hunting - in Germany, the reindeer is a creature to be hunted, rather than bred for its attributes as in Lapland

Background imageHunted Collection: Young Eskimo (Inuit) girl with a captured Arctic Hare

Young Eskimo (Inuit) girl with a captured Arctic Hare Date: circa 1930s

Background imageHunted Collection: Man with horse and dead pig, c. 1800

Man with horse and dead pig, c. 1800
A man leading a horse with the carcass of a wild pig over the saddle, c. 1800 Date: C.1800

Background imageHunted Collection: Peru - Ucayali River - European Hunters and Crocodile

Peru - Ucayali River - European Hunters and Crocodile
Arequipa region, Peru - Ucayali River - European Hunters, indigenous villagers and (rather clearly deceased) Crocodile. Part of the reverse comment on this postcard reads

Background imageHunted Collection: Sudanese Dinka Village

Sudanese Dinka Village
Sudanese Dinka tribesmen of the Upper Nile and their elaborate layered reed houses. A holy man stands to the right next to a dead tree adorned with the horns of hunted beasts. Date: 1930s

Background imageHunted Collection: Fable English Fox Myth Fables La Fontaine Circa

Fable English Fox Myth Fables La Fontaine Circa
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Background imageHunted Collection: CONJURING BACK BUFFALO

CONJURING BACK BUFFALO
A Native American seeks to conjure back the buffalo. Alas, it's too late - they've been hunted to death, and there's nothing that magic can do about it. Date: 1892

Background imageHunted Collection: Falconer

Falconer
A painting of a medaeval falconer. A falconer is a hunter of wild animals in their natural state and habitat by means of a trained bird of prey

Background imageHunted Collection: BRITOMARTIS

BRITOMARTIS
The Cretan nymph Britomartis is very fond of hunting, but when she is hunted by King Minos, who seeks to trap her with nets and hounds, she throws herself into the sea

Background imageHunted Collection: Two young Eskimo (Inuit) children with a captured goose

Two young Eskimo (Inuit) children with a captured goose - Alaska, USA. Date: circa 1930s

Background imageHunted Collection: Large hunted deer - Germany

Large hunted deer - Germany. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageHunted Collection: Pocket battleship Deutschland by G. H. Davis

Pocket battleship Deutschland by G. H. Davis
A hunted German raider believed to be active in the Atlantic: the pocket battleship Deutschland. A photograph (above), and a cross-section drawing (below). Date: 1939

Background imageHunted Collection: Villagers in Sierra Leone with a captured Boa Constrictor

Villagers in Sierra Leone with a captured Boa Constrictor
Villagers in Sierra Leone carry a captured Boa Constrictor. Date: circa 1930s

Background imageHunted Collection: Irish Elk - Megaloceros

Irish Elk - Megaloceros
or Irish Elk A Diluvian ancestor of the Irish deer, noted for the enormous size of its antlers

Background imageHunted Collection: A wolf hunt - Russia

A wolf hunt - Russia
A wolf hunt in Russia. Mainly hunted for sport, for their skins or to protect livestock Date: 1913

Background imageHunted Collection: Cheetah Hunt

Cheetah Hunt
A cheetah is carried to to the place where game are to be hunted. The huntsmen follow and call back the animal when it has caught the prey Date: 1930s

Background imageHunted Collection: Les Pirates de la Savane

Les Pirates de la Savane
Promotional postcard for Les Pirates de la Savane by Anicet Bourgeois and M Ferdinand Dugue, circa 1860 with Andre Dumaine. Date: circa 1860

Background imageHunted Collection: Walter Rothschilds Necropsittacus borbonicus

Walter Rothschilds Necropsittacus borbonicus
Plate 8, a watercolour painting on paper by Henrik Gronvold from Walter Rothschilds Extinct Birds (1907). Art original 56 x 78 cm. Date: 1907

Background imageHunted Collection: Stellers sea cow, Hydrodamalis gigas, marine

Stellers sea cow, Hydrodamalis gigas, marine mammal hunted to extinction in the 18th century.. Colour printed (chromolithograph) illustration by F

Background imageHunted Collection: Three schoolboys on desert island vanquish a rhinoceros

Three schoolboys on desert island vanquish a rhinoceros
Three schoolboys on desert island bravely vanquish a rhinoceros using their makeshift bows and arrows. Date: 1898

Background imageHunted Collection: South Africa - Rhino Hunt - Ladislas Radzivill

South Africa - Rhino Hunt - Ladislas Radzivill (part of the Radzivill family - noted European Aristocrats) with his impressive bag. Date: circa 1910

Background imageHunted Collection: Equus zebra, mountain zebra

Equus zebra, mountain zebra
Mountain Zebra Mare. First wounded by John Lainga killed by myself. September 1862. Sketch from Rothschild bequest 3. Part of a collection of original sketches by Thomas Baines

Background imageHunted Collection: Ceratotherium simum, white rhinoceros

Ceratotherium simum, white rhinoceros
White rhinoceros. Sketch 121 from a collection of original sketches by Thomas Baines, (1859-1871)

Background imageHunted Collection: Porphyrio albus, Lord Howe swamphen

Porphyrio albus, Lord Howe swamphen
Drawing No. 73, watercolour by George Raper (1792) from The Raper Collection

Background imageHunted Collection: Diceros bicornis, black rhinoceros

Diceros bicornis, black rhinoceros
Black Rhinoceros (Blue Variety). Young cow, shot by Mr Hartley and Molony. September 1870. Sketch 112 from a collection of original sketches by Thomas Baines

Background imageHunted Collection: Dinornis giganteus, giant moa

Dinornis giganteus, giant moa
Specimen of the extinct bird the giant moa (Dinornis giganteus), the largest bird that ever lived

Background imageHunted Collection: Mustela erminea, ermine

Mustela erminea, ermine
Plate 33 from the Collection of Watercolour Drawings of British Vertebrates, 1830-1841, by William MacGillivray (1796-1851)

Background imageHunted Collection: The way in which the ancient Spaniards hunted bulls on horse

The way in which the ancient Spaniards hunted bulls on horse
GOYA Y LUCIENTES, Francisco de (1746-1828). The way in which the ancient Spaniards hunted bulls on horse-back in the open country

Background imageHunted Collection: Fur / Sable

Fur / Sable
This is the Japanese Sable : also known as zibeline, (mustela zibelina) it is found and hunted in Canada and Russia

Background imageHunted Collection: Hunting Tiger in Africa

Hunting Tiger in Africa
This picture purports to show how tigers are hunted by the natives of West Africa, but since there are no tigers in Africa, some other cat must be intended, such as a leopard

Background imageHunted Collection: Hunting Turtles

Hunting Turtles
Hunting turtles in Africa : they are hunted not only for food but also for their shells which can be used to make both useful and ornamental items

Background imageHunted Collection: Gorilla Hunted

Gorilla Hunted
A gorilla defies his/her assailants : thanks to such episodes, by the 21st century, the gorilla will be an endangered species. Date: circa 1860

Background imageHunted Collection: Hunstmens Breakfast

Hunstmens Breakfast
The Hunting Breakfast. Five chums eat and drink prior to riding out with the morning hunt. The walls of the room are decorated with scenes from the hunt & heads of the hunted

Background imageHunted Collection: Hunting Walrus 1555

Hunting Walrus 1555
Walrus hunted by Norwegians

Background imageHunted Collection: Sable & Marten 1555

Sable & Marten 1555
Sable and marten being hunted for their fur

Background imageHunted Collection: Elizabeth I Deer Hunt

Elizabeth I Deer Hunt
Queen Elizabeth I at a deer hunt. As a keen devotee of the sport, she hunted regularly until she was sixty-seven years old

Background imageHunted Collection: Yoda Emon and the Whale

Yoda Emon and the Whale
Yoda Emon, a fisherman, is saved from the sea by a whale, in thanks for which he obtains an order from the Emperor that no whales shall be hunted during Yodas lifetime

Background imageHunted Collection: Bear / The Hunter Hunted

Bear / The Hunter Hunted
In a snowy wood, the bear successfully hunts down the hunter

Background imageHunted Collection: SABLE

SABLE
(martes sibellina) Over-hunted so that rich women can wear its fur instead of it

Background imageHunted Collection: Otter (Bewick)

Otter (Bewick)
mustela lutra : le loutre, according to Buffon. Loved by some, hunted by others, the otter lives a marginal existence in and out of water

Background imageHunted Collection: Akouchi (Bewick)

Akouchi (Bewick)
The Akouchi seems to be a variety of the agouti, Bewick says. It lives in South America - that is, until it is hunted, caught and eaten

Background imageHunted Collection: Ocelot (Bewick)

Ocelot (Bewick)
Felis pardalis. A wild cat from central America, it is of course hunted for its coat and is an endangered species

Background imageHunted Collection: Lake Albert, Australia

Lake Albert, Australia
An ostrich is being hunted in the foreground

Background imageHunted Collection: Hunting / Jaguar C1600

Hunting / Jaguar C1600
How the natives of Peru hunted the jaguar



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