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Pecking Collection

Background imagePecking Collection: Dendrocopos major, great spotted woodpecker

Dendrocopos major, great spotted woodpecker
Plate 26 from William MacGillivrays Watercolour drawings of British Animals (1831-1841)

Background imagePecking Collection: A Sunny Spot In Italy

A Sunny Spot In Italy
A landscape oil painting of a young woman standing in the shade, at the base of some giant haystacks, accompanied with some chickens pecking at the ground, in an Italian countryside. Date: circa 1919

Background imagePecking Collection: Peace

Peace
This oil painting showcases a trio of hens, coloured black, white and brown, pecking away at the grass. Date: circa 1918

Background imagePecking Collection: Photograph of Pecking Mill PH, Evercreech, Somerset

Photograph of Pecking Mill PH, Evercreech, Somerset. The main side of the print (shown here) depicts: Right face on view of the pub

Background imagePecking Collection: A lady feeds her pet birds

A lady feeds her pet birds, some inside an elaborate aviary, so roaming free... She is using her skirt as a holder for her birdseed! Date: circa 1820s

Background imagePecking Collection: Pretty girl walking along a rural path with two turkeys

Pretty girl walking along a rural path with two turkeys pecking at the greenery on either side. Date: 1908

Background imagePecking Collection: Cockerel and Hen by Maruyama Okyo

Cockerel and Hen by Maruyama Okyo (1733-1795). Date: circa 1770s

Background imagePecking Collection: Five robins with pie on a New Year card

Five robins with pie on a New Year card
Five robins investigating a large pie on a New Year card. Date: circa 1890s

Background imagePecking Collection: Five robins with pie on a Christmas and New Year card

Five robins with pie on a Christmas and New Year card
Five robins investigating a large pie on a Christmas and New Year card. Date: circa 1890s

Background imagePecking Collection: Robins with bread on a loaf-shaped Christmas card

Robins with bread on a loaf-shaped Christmas card
Three robins pecking at bread on a cottage loaf-shaped Christmas card. Date: circa 1890s

Background imagePecking Collection: Sparrows in snow on a dish-shaped Christmas card

Sparrows in snow on a dish-shaped Christmas card
Three sparrows pecking at snow on a dish-shaped Christmas card. Date: circa 1890s

Background imagePecking Collection: Dendrocopos minor, lesser spotted woodpecker

Dendrocopos minor, lesser spotted woodpecker
Plate 72 from John Goulds The Birds of Great Britain, Vol. 3 (1873). Hand coloured lithograph

Background imagePecking Collection: Picoides arcticus, black-backed woodpecker

Picoides arcticus, black-backed woodpecker
Plate 132 from John James Audubons Birds of America, original double elephant folio (1831-34), hand-coloured aquatint. Engraved, printed and coloured by R. Havell (& Son), London

Background imagePecking Collection: Catreus wallichii, cheer pheasant

Catreus wallichii, cheer pheasant
Watercolour by Rajman Singh (c. 1856-64)

Background imagePecking Collection: Cockerel, hen and chicks in a farmyard

Cockerel, hen and chicks in a farmyard
A cockerel, hen and three chicks in a farmyard. Date: circa early 20th century

Background imagePecking Collection: Brass ornament, two birds and tree

Brass ornament, two birds and tree
A brass ornament, depicting two birds pecking at a tree. Possibly of relevance to Hindu philosophy and religion

Background imagePecking Collection: Bird Stealing Milk

Bird Stealing Milk
A naughty Blue Tit succeeds in pecking through the lid of a milk bottle and gets a free drink! Date: 1950s

Background imagePecking Collection: RHEA CHICK

RHEA CHICK
Pecking order : Poultry chicks teaching a 3 day old Rhea chick how to peck! Date: 1960s

Background imagePecking Collection: Listening In

Listening In
That aerial vibration. A bird pecking on the aerial of a man using a homemade radio set. Please note: Credit must appear as Courtesy of the Estate of Mrs J.C.Robinson/Pollinger Ltd/ILN/Mary Evans

Background imagePecking Collection: Starlings Feeding

Starlings Feeding
A group of starlings feeding from a garden bird stand, with a friendly gnome for company!

Background imagePecking Collection: Homestead in Iron Age

Homestead in Iron Age
A homestead in the early Iron Age: warriors wearing furs and carrying spears; a woman with children; animal skulls on poles; chickens pecking grain in front of the building

Background imagePecking Collection: Edwardian Servants

Edwardian Servants
Below stairs at an Edwardian country house. The servants assemble in order of status: The butler, ladys maid, housekeeper, chef at the front, lower servants behind

Background imagePecking Collection: Robin Pecking

Robin Pecking
A robin pecks for food in the snow


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