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Peruvian Collection

Background imagePeruvian Collection: PERUVIAN FIGUREHEAD

PERUVIAN FIGUREHEAD
The figurehead of the ship Peruvian, wrecked off Seaford, Sussex, England, in February 1899. Sparks flew as the ship was battered against the sea wall. Date: shipwrecked 1899

Background imagePeruvian Collection: Peruvian Quipu

Peruvian Quipu
A quipu of ancient Peru

Background imagePeruvian Collection: Portrait of Tupac Amaru II. Painting

Portrait of Tupac Amaru II. Painting
TUPAC AMARU II, Jos頇 abriel Condorcanqui (1741-1781). Portrait of Tupac Amaru II. Painting

Background imagePeruvian Collection: Peru - Huancayo

Peru - Huancayo in Wanka Quechua (Wankayuq) - the capital of the Junin Region, in the central highlands. Date: circa 1910s

Background imagePeruvian Collection: The Bath Houses - Barranco, Peru

The Bath Houses - Barranco, Peru. Date: circa 1910s

Background imagePeruvian Collection: The Battle of Pacocha; Action between HMS Shah and Ameth

The Battle of Pacocha; Action between HMS Shah and Ameth
Engraving showing the battle between HMS Shah and Amethyst and the Peruvian Ironclad turret ship Huascar on the 29th May 1877

Background imagePeruvian Collection: Cinchona Officinalis

Cinchona Officinalis
Peruvian Bark, or Jesuits Bark Source of Quinine

Background imagePeruvian Collection: General view of Cuzco, Peru, South America

General view of Cuzco, Peru, South America
A general view of Cuzco (or Cusco), historic capital of the Inca Empire, Peru, South America

Background imagePeruvian Collection: Chorillos alstroemeria, Alstroemeria chorillensis

Chorillos alstroemeria, Alstroemeria chorillensis. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by G. Barclay after Miss Sarah Drake from John Lindley and Robert Sweets Ornamental Flower Garden and Shrubbery

Background imagePeruvian Collection: Lima - Peru - Plaza de la Inquisicion

Lima - Peru - Plaza de la Inquisicion (Inquisition Square) Date: circa 1920

Background imagePeruvian Collection: de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter FAP313

de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter FAP313
Fuerza Aerea del Peru - de Havilland Canada DHC-6-300 Twin Otter       FAP313 (msn 323), at Toronto-Island, ON, on 20 July 1971 before delivery to Escuadron Transportes Aereos Nacionales de la Selva

Background imagePeruvian Collection: The Peruvian dancer Helba Huara, on tour with

The Peruvian dancer Helba Huara, on tour with A Night in Spain, 1928 - she had a unique style using ethnic dances (Peruvian and Spanish) and was exotic looking wearingnumerous original costumes Date

Background imagePeruvian Collection: The Arsenal Dock - Callao, Peru

The Arsenal Dock - Callao, Peru. circa 1910s

Background imagePeruvian Collection: Rio Ampayaco, Peru - Bora Indians in their village

Rio Ampayaco, Peru - Bora Indians in their village. The Bora are an indigenous tribe of the Peruvian, Colombian and Brazilian Amazon, located between the Putumayo and Napo rivers

Background imagePeruvian Collection: Ruins of the Wiracocha Temple at Raqch i, Peru

Ruins of the Wiracocha Temple at Raqch i, Peru
Built in the fifteenth century and considered by the historians to be one of the most audacious Inca constructions, the remarkable Wiracocha temple at Raqchi

Background imagePeruvian Collection: Lima, Peru - The Hippodrome

Lima, Peru - The Hippodrome, with its remarkable isalmic/moorish architectural styling. circa 1910

Background imagePeruvian Collection: Peru - Campa and Amuesha people - Perene District

Peru - Campa and Amuesha people - Perene District
Two native mountain tribal folk of the Campa del Alto Perene (Parenisati or Asheninca) and Amuesha (Yanesha) from the Perene District of the province Chanchamayo in Peru in full traditional costume

Background imagePeruvian Collection: Callao, Peru - English Railway for Lima and Chorrillos

Callao, Peru - English Railway for Lima and Chorrillos and Naval Centre. Date: circa 1910s

Background imagePeruvian Collection: Saint Rose of Lima (1586-1617), circa 1670

Saint Rose of Lima (1586-1617), circa 1670
Saint Rose of Lima (1586-1617). Christian mystical religious, member of the Third Order of Saint Dominic. Portrait by Bartolome Esteban Murillo (1617-1682), circa 1670. Detail

Background imagePeruvian Collection: Plate decorated with depiction of two fish. Ceramics

Plate decorated with depiction of two fish. Ceramics. Inca culture (1400-1533 AD). Peru. Museum of the Americas. Madrid, Spain. Date: 2018

Background imagePeruvian Collection: Sculptural vessel. Ceramic. Lambayeque culture or Sican

Sculptural vessel. Ceramic. Lambayeque culture or Sican (700-1350 AD). North coast of the central Andes, Peru. Museum of the Americas. Madrid, Spain. Date: 2018

Background imagePeruvian Collection: Vessel with mythical character. Ceramic. Chimu-Inca culture

Vessel with mythical character. Ceramic. Chimu-Inca culture. Late Horizon (1470-1532 AD). Peru. Museum of the Americas. Madrid, Spain. Date: 2018

Background imagePeruvian Collection: Phytomorphic vessel

Phytomorphic vessel. Depiction of the fruit known as lucuma (Pouteria Lucuma). Piece from the excavations of the Bishop Baltasar Martinez de Companon (1785). Chimu culture

Background imagePeruvian 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 imagePeruvian Collection: Roger Casement Iln Import 21 Dec 07 July 20th

Roger Casement Iln Import 21 Dec 07 July 20th
roger, casement, iln, import, 21, dec, 07, july, 20th, 1912, human, rights, activist, photographed, senor, juan, tizon, peruvian, amazon, company, hanged, 1916, involvement, irish, nationalist

Background imagePeruvian Collection: PERU FUNERAL HONOURS

PERU FUNERAL HONOURS
The body of a dead Peruvian noble is honoured, then he is buried with his womenfolk (still alive) for company Date: 1737

Background imagePeruvian Collection: PERUVIAN INDIAN MUMMIES

PERUVIAN INDIAN MUMMIES
Peruvian Indian mummies sitting round in a circle inside a stone walled tomb Date: 1873

Background imagePeruvian Collection: PERUVIAN INDIAN MUMMY

PERUVIAN INDIAN MUMMY
Peruvian Indian mummy, swaddled like a sitting child with skull peering through the cloak Date: 1873

Background imagePeruvian Collection: Cessna A-37B Dragonfly 69-6443

Cessna A-37B Dragonfly 69-6443
United States Air Force - Cessna A-37B Dragonfly 69-6443 (MSN 43288), awaiting disposal at Davis-Monthan Air Base (transferred to Peruvian Air Force in 1996). Date: circa 1995

Background imagePeruvian Collection: Balboa and Pizarro exploring Central and South America

Balboa and Pizarro exploring Central and South America
Vasco Nunez de Balboa reaching the Pacific 19, Francisco Pizarro separating his men by a line in the sand on the Isle of Gallo 20, and Peruvians afraid of a lunar eclipse 21

Background imagePeruvian Collection: Sims Peruvian lily, Alstroemeria ligtu subsp. simsii

Sims Peruvian lily, Alstroemeria ligtu subsp. simsii (Sims crimson alstroemeria, Alstroemeria haemantha var. simsiana). Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Weddell after Edwin Dalton Smith

Background imagePeruvian Collection: Orange Peruvian lily, Alstroemeria aurea

Orange Peruvian lily, Alstroemeria aurea (Orange-flowered alstroemeria, Alstroemeria aurantiaca). Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Frederick W. Smith after J.T

Background imagePeruvian Collection: St. Martins flower, Alstroemeria pulchra

St. Martins flower, Alstroemeria pulchra. Handcoloured copperplate engraved and drawn by Frederick W. Smith from John Lindley and Robert Sweets Ornamental Flower Garden and Shrubbery, G

Background imagePeruvian Collection: Parrot lily or Peruvian lily, Alstroemeria pulchella

Parrot lily or Peruvian lily, Alstroemeria pulchella (Parrot-like alstroemeria, Alstroemeria psittacina). Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Weddell after Edwin Dalton Smith from John Lindley

Background imagePeruvian Collection: Portuguese squill, Scilla peruviana

Portuguese squill, Scilla peruviana (Dingy-flowered Peruvian squill, Scilla peruviana var. discolor). Handcoloured copperplate engraving by G

Background imagePeruvian Collection: Peruvian lily, Alstroemeria ligtu

Peruvian lily, Alstroemeria ligtu (crimson alstroemeria, Alstroemeria haemantha). Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Weddell after Edwin Dalton Smith from John Lindley

Background imagePeruvian Collection: St. Martins flower, Alstroemeria ligtu

St. Martins flower, Alstroemeria ligtu
St. Martins flower or Peruvian lily, Alstroemeria ligtu. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by George Cooke after George Loddiges from Conrad Loddiges Botanical Cabinet, Hackney, 1817

Background imagePeruvian Collection: Peruvian lily or parrot flower, Alstroemeria pulchella

Peruvian lily or parrot flower, Alstroemeria pulchella. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by George Cooke after Thomas Shotter Boys from Conrad Loddiges Botanical Cabinet, Hackney, 1825

Background imagePeruvian Collection: Long-tailed tyrant, Colonia colonus

Long-tailed tyrant, Colonia colonus (Peruvian flycatcher, Le Colon). Handcoloured copperplate drawn and engraved by John Latham from his own A General History of Birds, Winchester, 1823

Background imagePeruvian Collection: Indian, Peruvian and Brazilian cobras

Indian, Peruvian and Brazilian cobras
Indian cobra, Naja naja 1, Peruvian cobra 2, Naja tripudians, and Brazilian cobra 3, Naja brasiliensis. Handcoloured copperplate engraving after an illustration by Jean-Gabriel Pretre from Bernard

Background imagePeruvian Collection: Peruvian sheartail, Thaumastura cora

Peruvian sheartail, Thaumastura cora (Cora hummingbird, Trochilus cora). Handcoloured steel engraving by William Lizars from Sir William Jardines Naturalists Library: Ornithology: Hummingbirds

Background imagePeruvian Collection: Peruvian bark tree or quinine tree, Cinchona officinalis

Peruvian bark tree or quinine tree, Cinchona officinalis. Handcoloured lithograph by Henry Sowerby from Edward Hamiltons Flora Homeopathica, Bailliere, London, 1852

Background imagePeruvian Collection: Black henbane and Peruvian primrose-willow

Black henbane and Peruvian primrose-willow
Black henbane, Hyoscyamus niger 1, and Peruvian primrose-willow, Ludwigia peruviana 2. Jusquiame, Jussiee. Handcoloured steel engraving by August Dumenil after an illustration by A

Background imagePeruvian Collection: The despair of the sun-worshipping Peruvian

The despair of the sun-worshipping Peruvian Incas during a lunar eclipse. The people bang drums and tambourines, whip dogs and scream to prevent the eclipse

Background imagePeruvian Collection: Greater bulldog bat or fisherman bat (Noctilio leporinus

Greater bulldog bat or fisherman bat (Noctilio leporinus
Greater bulldog bat or fisherman bat, Noctilio leporinus unicolor, and tailed tailless bat, Anoura caudifer. (Peruvian bat, Noctilio unicolor, and tailed glossophag bat, Glossophaga caudifer)

Background imagePeruvian Collection: Peruvian lily or lily of the Incas, Alstroemeria species

Peruvian lily or lily of the Incas, Alstroemeria species
La Fleur tachete des Incas. Peruvian lily or lily of the Incas, Alstroemeria species. Handcoloured etching from Pierre Joseph Buchoz Collection precieuse et enluminee des fleurs les plus belles et

Background imagePeruvian Collection: Peruvian lily or lily of the Incas, Alstroemeria pulchella

Peruvian lily or lily of the Incas, Alstroemeria pulchella
La Fleur Striee des Incas. Peruvian lily or lily of the Incas, Alstroemeria pulchella. Handcoloured etching from Pierre Joseph Buchoz Collection precieuse et enluminee des fleurs les plus belles et

Background imagePeruvian Collection: Peruvian lily, Alstroemeria pulchella

Peruvian lily, Alstroemeria pulchella (Parrot alstroemeria, Alstroemeria psittacina). Handcoloured copperplate engraving by S. Watts after an illustration by M



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