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Pittoresque Collection

Background imagePittoresque Collection: Pistachio nut tree, Pistacia vera

Pistachio nut tree, Pistacia vera. Pistachiers. Handcoloured steel engraving from Felix-Edouard Guerin-Menevilles Dictionnaire Pittoresque d Histoire Naturelle

Background imagePittoresque Collection: Great and lesser spotted woodpeckers

Great and lesser spotted woodpeckers
Great spotted woodpecker, Dendrocopos major, and Lesser spotted woodpecker, Dryobates minor. Handcoloured steel engraving by du Casse after an illustration by Adolph Fries from Felix-Edouard

Background imagePittoresque Collection: Harvestmen, harvesters or daddy longlegs, Opiliones species

Harvestmen, harvesters or daddy longlegs, Opiliones species. Phalangiens. Handcoloured steel engraving from Felix-Edouard Guerin-Menevilles Dictionnaire Pittoresque d Histoire Naturelle

Background imagePittoresque Collection: Indian grey mongoose and mango fruit

Indian grey mongoose and mango fruit
Indian grey mongoose, Herpestes edwardsi 1 and mango, Mangifera indica 2. Mangouste nems, mangier. Handcoloured steel engraving by Pfitzer after an illustration by Adolph Fries from Felix-Edouard

Background imagePittoresque Collection: Basalt columns in Fingals Cave, Staffa

Basalt columns in Fingals Cave, Staffa, Inner Hebrides, Scotland. Handcoloured steel engraving by Pfitzer from Felix-Edouard Guerin-Menevilles Dictionnaire Pittoresque d Histoire Naturelle

Background imagePittoresque Collection: Sacred fig tree or peepal tree, Ficus religiosa

Sacred fig tree or peepal tree, Ficus religiosa. Pipal Banyan. Handcoloured steel engraving drawn and engraved by Adolph Fries from Felix-Edouard Guerin-Menevilles Dictionnaire Pittoresque d Histoire

Background imagePittoresque Collection: Francolin, frigatebird and frangipani

Francolin, frigatebird and frangipani
Grey-winged francolin, Scleroptila afra 2, great frigatebird, Fregata minor 3, and red frangipani, Plumeria rubra 1. Franchipanier, francolin, fregate

Background imagePittoresque Collection: Blue-headed fantail, Rhipidura cyaniceps 1

Blue-headed fantail, Rhipidura cyaniceps 1 and peony, Paeonia suffruticosa 2. Pitpit, Pivoine. Handcoloured steel engraving by du Casse from Felix-Edouard Guerin-Menevilles Dictionnaire Pittoresque d

Background imagePittoresque Collection: Grey dagger, Apopestes spectrum and peach blossom moths

Grey dagger, Apopestes spectrum and peach blossom moths
Grey dagger moth and larva, Acronicta psi 1, Apopestes spectrum moth and larva 2, peach blossom moth and caterpillar, Thyatira batis 3. Noctuelles psi, spectre, batis

Background imagePittoresque Collection: Dusky coral pea, false sarsaparilla and blackhorm

Dusky coral pea, false sarsaparilla and blackhorm
Dusky coral pea, Kennedia rubicunda 1, false sarsaparilla, Hardenbergia violacea 2, and blackhorm. Kaempferia rotunda 3. Kenedies, Kempferie

Background imagePittoresque Collection: Le Cantal Pittoresque - France - Pleaux

Le Cantal Pittoresque - France - Pleaux
Le Cantal Pittoresque - France - General view of Pleaux Date: circa 1910s

Background imagePittoresque Collection: Le Cantal Pittoresque - France

Le Cantal Pittoresque - France - Panorama du Col de Cabre Date: circa 1910s

Background imagePittoresque Collection: Two female dancers and two male dancers or Tschenky

Two female dancers and two male dancers or Tschenky
Two female Ottoman dancers with castanets, and two male dancers or Tschenky. Tschenky ou danseur publique, danseuse publique. Due Ballerine e Due Ballerini

Background imagePittoresque Collection: Sappers, miners and engineers in the Imperial Army

Sappers, miners and engineers in the Imperial Army
Sappers, miners and engineers in the German (Holy Roman Empire) Imperial Army, 19th century. Zappatori, Minatori, Guastatori e Pontonieri

Background imagePittoresque Collection: Family of woodcutters in Austria, 1822

Family of woodcutters in Austria, 1822. The man stands with an axe, while his wife breastfeeds a child near a well. Familia dei Taalialeana nell Austria

Background imagePittoresque Collection: Peasants dancing in fields, Austria, 1822

Peasants dancing in fields, Austria, 1822. Men and women dance together to music from a fiddler and recorder. Danze dei Contadini dell Austria

Background imagePittoresque Collection: Peasant wedding in a village in Austria, 1822

Peasant wedding in a village in Austria, 1822. Musicians play violin and pipes leading a procession with bride and groom from a church. Nozze di villagio dei contadini dell Austria

Background imagePittoresque Collection: Descent into the Hallein Salt Mine, Austria, 18th century

Descent into the Hallein Salt Mine, Austria, 18th century. Visitors sliding down wooden rails holding torches. Also known as the Salzbergwerk Dürrnberg, near Salzburg

Background imagePittoresque Collection: Mounted knights in armour in a procession, 15thC tournament

Mounted knights in armour in a procession, 15thC tournament
Mounted knights in armour in a procession during a tournament for Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I at the Castle of Luxembourg, 15th century

Background imagePittoresque Collection: Tomb of Saxon leader Widukind, died 785

Tomb of Saxon leader Widukind, died 785
Tomb of Widukind, died 785. Leader of the Saxons and chief opponent of the Frankish king Charlemagne during the Saxon Wars. Sepolcro di Vitichindo

Background imagePittoresque Collection: Lesser racket-tailed drongo, Dicrurus remifer

Lesser racket-tailed drongo, Dicrurus remifer, and Eurasian eagle-owl, Bubo bubo. Handcoloured steel engraving drawn and engraved by Adolph Fries from Felix-Edouard Guerin-Menevilles Dictionnaire

Background imagePittoresque Collection: Common tortoise, sulfur-breasted toucan

Common tortoise, sulfur-breasted toucan
Common tortoise, Testudo graeca 1, sulfur-breasted toucan, Ramphastos sulfuratus 2, and white-throated toucan, Ramphastos tucanus 3. Tortue, Toucans

Background imagePittoresque Collection: Black oriole, green oriole, four-horned spider

Black oriole, green oriole, four-horned spider
Black oriole, Oriolus hosii 1, green oriole, Oriolus flavocinctus 1a, four-horned spider crab, Pisa tetraodon 2, weevil beetle, Pissodes species 3

Background imagePittoresque Collection: Scarlet ibis, sacred ibis and candytuft

Scarlet ibis, sacred ibis and candytuft
Scarlet ibis, Eudocimus ruber 2, African sacred ibis, Threskiornis aethiopicus 3, 4, and candytuft, Iberis sempervirens 1. iberide, ibis rouge, ibis sacre

Background imagePittoresque Collection: Woodpeckers and picarel

Woodpeckers and picarel
Three-toed woodpecker, Picoides tridactylus 1, and picarel, Spicara smaris 2. Pic tridactyle, picarel. Handcoloured steel engraving by du Casse after an illustration by Adolph Fries

Background imagePittoresque Collection: Nests of the streaked fantail warbler and reed warbler

Nests of the streaked fantail warbler and reed warbler
Nests of the streaked fantail warbler, Cisticola juncidis, and reed warbler, Acrocephalus scirpaceus. Handcoloured steel engraving after an illustration by Adolph Fries from Felix-Edouard

Background imagePittoresque Collection: Gannet, coot, seaweed and wasp

Gannet, coot, seaweed and wasp
Northern gannet, Morus bassanus 4, red-fronted coot, Fulica rufifrons 5, Flustra foliacea seaweed 1, 2, and Gasteruption wasp 3. Flustre, foene, fou, foulque

Background imagePittoresque Collection: Great crested grebe, green frog and treecreeper

Great crested grebe, green frog and treecreeper
Great crested grebe, Podiceps cristatus 1, green frog, Pelophylax esculentus 2, and Eurasian treecreeper, Certhia familiaris 3. Grebe, grenouille, grimpereau

Background imagePittoresque Collection: Hawfinch, crane and crickets

Hawfinch, crane and crickets
Hawfinch, Coccothraustes coccothraustes 2, common crane, Grus grus 3, and crickets, Gryllus campestris 1. Grillon, gros-bec, grue

Background imagePittoresque Collection: Schizodactylus monstrosus, oilbird and guaco vine

Schizodactylus monstrosus, oilbird and guaco vine
Schizodactylus monstrosus cricket 1, oilbird, Steatornis caripensis 2, and Mikania guaco vine 3. Gryllon monstrueux, Guacharo, Guaco

Background imagePittoresque Collection: Red-bearded bee-eater, Nyctyornis amictus

Red-bearded bee-eater, Nyctyornis amictus, and fungoid bryozoan, Plumatella fungosa. Alcemerope, Alcyonelle. Handcoloured steel engraving from Felix-Edouard Guerin-Menevilles Dictionnaire Pittoresque

Background imagePittoresque Collection: Marshmallow and purple honeycreeper

Marshmallow and purple honeycreeper
Marshmallow, Althaea officinalis 1, and purple honeycreeper, Cyanerpes caeruleus 2. Guimauve, Guitguit. Handcoloured steel engraving by Pedretti after an illustration by A

Background imagePittoresque Collection: Woodcock, red crossbill and black skimmer

Woodcock, red crossbill and black skimmer
Woodcock, Scolopax rusticola, red crossbill, Loxia curvirostra, and black skimmer, Rynchops niger Becasse, bec-croise, et bec en ciseaux

Background imagePittoresque Collection: Spotted pardalote, Pardalotus punctatus

Spotted pardalote, Pardalotus punctatus. Handcoloured steel engraving by du Casse after an illustration by Adolph Fries from Felix-Edouard Guerin-Menevilles Dictionnaire Pittoresque d Histoire

Background imagePittoresque Collection: Alexandrine parakeet, Psittacula eupatria

Alexandrine parakeet, Psittacula eupatria, and long-tailed parakeet, Psittacula longicauda Perruche d Alexandre et perruche a longs brins

Background imagePittoresque Collection: Red-legged partridge, Lectures rufa, and grey

Red-legged partridge, Lectures rufa, and grey partridge, Perdix perdix Perdrix rouge et perdrix grise. Handcoloured steel engraving by du Casse after an illustration by Adolph Fries

Background imagePittoresque Collection: Palm cockatoo and red-tailed black cockatoo

Palm cockatoo and red-tailed black cockatoo
Palm cockatoo, Probosciger aterrimus, and red-tailed black cockatoo, Calyptorhynchus banks Mycroglosse noir et Perroquet de Banks

Background imagePittoresque Collection: Eastern rosella and yellow-crowned amazon

Eastern rosella and yellow-crowned amazon
Eastern rosella, Platycercus exams, and yellow-crowned amazon, Amazona ochrocephala. Perruche omnicolore et Perroquet tete jaune

Background imagePittoresque Collection: Jabiru mycteria, Galbula ruficauda and Jacamaralcyon

Jabiru mycteria, Galbula ruficauda and Jacamaralcyon
Stork, Jabiru mycteria, rufous-tailed jacamar, Galbula ruficauda and three-toed jacamar, Jacamaralcyon tridactyla. Handcoloured steel engraving drawn

Background imagePittoresque Collection: Manakins, manchineel tree and mandrake

Manakins, manchineel tree and mandrake
White-ruffed manakin, Corapipo altera, blue-backed manakin, Chiroxiphia pareola, manchineel tree, Hippomane mancinella, and mandrake, Mandragora officinarum

Background imagePittoresque Collection: Pygmy parrot, Micropsitta pusio, and black-capped

Pygmy parrot, Micropsitta pusio, and black-capped lory, Lorius lorry. Handcoloured steel engraving after an illustration by Adolph Fries from Felix-Edouard Guerin-Menevilles Dictionnaire Pittoresque

Background imagePittoresque Collection: Penduline tit, Remiz pendulinus, and nest

Penduline tit, Remiz pendulinus, and nest. Handcoloured steel engraving by du Casse after an illustration by Adolph Fries from Felix-Edouard Guerin-Menevilles Dictionnaire Pittoresque d Histoire

Background imagePittoresque Collection: Kiwi bird, Apteryx australis

Kiwi bird, Apteryx australis. Handcoloured steel engraving by August Dumenil after an illustration by A. Carie Baron from Felix-Edouard Guerin-Menevilles Dictionnaire Pittoresque d Histoire Naturelle

Background imagePittoresque Collection: Three-toed woodpecker, Picoides tridactylus

Three-toed woodpecker, Picoides tridactylus, male, female and juvenile outside nest. Pic a camel rouge. Handcoloured steel engraving by du Casse after an illustration by Adolph Fries

Background imagePittoresque Collection: Common magpie, Pica pica, and white-throated

Common magpie, Pica pica, and white-throated magpie-jay, Calocitta formosa, with egg. Pie commune et pie commandeur. Handcoloured steel engraving by du Casse after an illustration by Adolph Fries

Background imagePittoresque Collection: White woodpecker and Philippine pygmy woodpecker

White woodpecker and Philippine pygmy woodpecker
White woodpecker, Melanerpes candidus, Philippine pygmy woodpecker, Yungipicus maculatus, male and female. Handcoloured steel engraving by du Casse after an illustration by Adolph Fries

Background imagePittoresque Collection: White-tipped plantcutter, Phytotoma rutile

White-tipped plantcutter, Phytotoma rutile Phytolacca americana, American pokeweed. Handcoloured steel engraving from Felix-Edouard Guerin-Menevilles Dictionnaire Pittoresque d Histoire Naturelle

Background imagePittoresque Collection: Black woodpecker and great spotted woodpecker with egg

Black woodpecker and great spotted woodpecker with egg
Black woodpecker, Dryocopus martius, and great spotted woodpecker, Dendrocopos major. Pic noir et Pic epeiche moyenne. Handcoloured steel engraving by du Casse after an illustration by Adolph Fries



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