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Primate Collection

Background imagePrimate Collection: Oliver Plunkett

Oliver Plunkett
OLIVER PLUNKETT Irish Catholic, archbishop of Armagh and primate of Ireland, falsely accused of conspiracy by Titus Oates and hanged, disembowelled &c in London

Background imagePrimate Collection: Australopithecus afarensis (AL 288-1) (Lucy)

Australopithecus afarensis (AL 288-1) (Lucy)
A partial skeleton (nicknamed Lucy) of Australopithecus afarensis found at the Hadar, North East Ethiopia in 1974 by Donald Johanson

Background imagePrimate Collection: Proconsul africanus

Proconsul africanus
An illustration of the extinct primate, Proconsul africanus. Like Dendropithecus, they mostly lived in tropical forests in East Africa during the Miocene about 50 million years ago

Background imagePrimate Collection: Mandrillus sphinx, Mandrill

Mandrillus sphinx, Mandrill
Watercolour and bodycolour by John Keulemans, 1907 Date: 1907

Background imagePrimate Collection: Pedigree of Man

Pedigree of Man
Tab XV from Ernst Haeckel (1879) The Evolution of man: a popular exposition of the principal points of human ontogeny and phylogeny, London: Kegan Paul, 2 v: ill

Background imagePrimate Collection: Guy (1946-1978), a western lowland gorilla

Guy (1946-1978), a western lowland gorilla
Guy the gorilla was one of London Zoos best-loved residents. After his death, he lived on as a display and research specimen at the Natural History Museum

Background imagePrimate Collection: Guinea baboon, Papio papio

Guinea baboon, Papio papio. Petit papion. Copperplate engraving by Baron after an illustration by Jacques de Seve from Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffons Histoire Naturelle, Imprimerie Royale

Background imagePrimate Collection: Barbary macaque or magot, Macaca sylvanus. Endangered

Barbary macaque or magot, Macaca sylvanus. Endangered. Copperplate engraving by P.F. Tardieu after an illustration by Jacques de Seve from Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffons Histoire Naturelle

Background imagePrimate Collection: Closeup of a gorilla

Closeup of a gorilla
Unusual Friends - closeup of a gorilla. 1950s

Background imagePrimate Collection: Crab-eating macaque, Macaca fascicularis

Crab-eating macaque, Macaca fascicularis. Simia aygula Linn. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Jakob Andreas Eisenmann after an illustration by Jacques de Seve from Johann Christian Daniel

Background imagePrimate Collection: Desmond Tutu, South African activist and clergyman

Desmond Tutu, South African activist and clergyman
Desmond Tutu (The Most Rev Dr Desmond Mpilo Tutu, b 1931), South African activist and Christian clergyman. He was the first black South African Anglican Archbishop of Cape Town, South Africa

Background imagePrimate Collection: Makarios III, Archbishop of Cyprus

Makarios III, Archbishop of Cyprus (born Michail Christodolou Mouskos, 1913-1977). He was archbishop and primate of the autocephalous Cypriot Orthodox Church (1950-1977)

Background imagePrimate Collection: Makarios Iii Archbishop Cyprus Michail Christodolou

Makarios Iii Archbishop Cyprus Michail Christodolou
makarios, iii, archbishop, cyprus, michail, christodolou, mouskos, 1913, 1977, primate, autocephalous, cypriot, orthodox, church, 1950, first, president, republic, sitting, desk, presidential

Background imagePrimate Collection: Nicobar crab-eating macaque, Macaca fascicularis

Nicobar crab-eating macaque, Macaca fascicularis. Simia cynomolgos Linn. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Johann Sebastian Leitner after an illustration by Jacques de Seve from Johann Christian

Background imagePrimate Collection: Mandrill male, Mandrillus sphinx. Vulnerable

Mandrill male, Mandrillus sphinx. Vulnerable. Simia maimon Linn. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Valentin Bischoff after an illustration by Jacques de Seve from Johann Christian Daniel

Background imagePrimate Collection: Diana monkey or Diana guenon, Cercopithecus

Diana monkey or Diana guenon, Cercopithecus diana. Vulnerable. Simia faunus Linn. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Johann Sebastian Leitner after an illustration by Jacques de Seve from Johann

Background imagePrimate Collection: Long-tailed macaque, Macaca silenus. Endangered

Long-tailed macaque, Macaca silenus. Endangered. Simia silenus L. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Joseph Kellner after an illustration by Jacques de Seve from Johann Christian Daniel Schrebers

Background imagePrimate Collection: Mandrill, Mandrillus sphinx. Vulnerable

Mandrill, Mandrillus sphinx. Vulnerable. Simia mormon Alstroem. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Johann Sebastian Leitner from Johann Christian Daniel Schrebers Animal Illustrations after

Background imagePrimate Collection: Mandrill pair, Mandrillus sphinx. Vulnerable

Mandrill pair, Mandrillus sphinx. Vulnerable. Simia sphynx Linn. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Johann Sebastian Leitner after an illustration by Jacques de Seve from Johann Christian Daniel

Background imagePrimate Collection: Ring-tailed lemur, Lemur catta. Endangered

Ring-tailed lemur, Lemur catta. Endangered. Lemur catta Linn. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Johann Sebastian Leitner after an illustration by George Edwards from Johann Christian Daniel

Background imagePrimate Collection: Barbary ape or macaque, Macaca sylvanus. Endangered

Barbary ape or macaque, Macaca sylvanus. Endangered. Simia silvanus Linn. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by C.D. Henning after an illustration drawn from nature by C. J. G

Background imagePrimate Collection: Black ruffed lemur, Varecia variegata. Critically endangered

Black ruffed lemur, Varecia variegata. Critically endangered. Lemur macaco Linn. niger. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Hermann Jakob Tyroff after an illustration by George Edwards from Johann

Background imagePrimate Collection: Mongoose lemur, Eulemur mongoz. Critically endangered

Mongoose lemur, Eulemur mongoz. Critically endangered. Lemur mongoz Linn. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Valentin Bischoff after an illustration by Jacques de Seve from Johann Christian Daniel

Background imagePrimate Collection: Slow-paced lemur or red slender loris, Loris

Slow-paced lemur or red slender loris, Loris tardigradus. Endangered. Lemur tardigradus Linn. Handcoloured copperplate drawn

Background imagePrimate Collection: Red-handed or golden-handed tamarin, Saguinus midas

Red-handed or golden-handed tamarin, Saguinus midas. Simia midas. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Joseph Kellner after an illustration by George Edwards from Johann Christian Daniel Schrebers

Background imagePrimate Collection: Golden lion tamarin or golden marmoset, Leontopithecus

Golden lion tamarin or golden marmoset, Leontopithecus rosalia. Endangered. Simia rosalia Linn. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Jakob Andreas Eisenmann after an illustration by Jacques de Seve

Background imagePrimate 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 imagePrimate Collection: White-faced saki or Guianan saki, Pithecia pithecia

White-faced saki or Guianan saki, Pithecia pithecia. Simia pithecia Linn. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Andreas Hoffer after an illustration by Jacques de Seve from Johann Christian Daniel

Background imagePrimate Collection: Philippine tarsier, Carlito syrichta

Philippine tarsier, Carlito syrichta. Simia syrichta Linn. The infant monkey tied to the mother with a grass belt. Copperplate engraving after an illustration by James Petiver from Johann Christian

Background imagePrimate Collection: White-headed capuchin monkey, Cebus capucinus

White-headed capuchin monkey, Cebus capucinus. Simia capucina Linn. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Hermann Jakob Tyroff from Johann Christian Daniel Schrebers Animal Illustrations after

Background imagePrimate Collection: Tufted capuchin monkey, Sapajus apella

Tufted capuchin monkey, Sapajus apella. Simia trepida Linn. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Hermann Jakob Tyroff after an illustration by George Edwards from Johann Christian Daniel Schrebers

Background imagePrimate Collection: Toque macaque, Macaca sinica. Endangered

Toque macaque, Macaca sinica. Endangered. Simia sinica Linn. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Jakob Samuel Walwerth after an illustration by Jacques de Seve from Johann Christian Daniel

Background imagePrimate Collection: Sumatran orangutan, Pongo abelii. Critically endangered

Sumatran orangutan, Pongo abelii. Critically endangered. Simia satyrus Linn. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Johann Nussbiegel after an illustration by R

Background imagePrimate Collection: Young banded langur, Presbytis femoralis

Young banded langur, Presbytis femoralis. Simia maura. Handcoloured copperplate engraving drawn and engraved after nature by Hermann Jakob Tyroff from Johann Christian Daniel Schrebers Animal

Background imagePrimate Collection: Grivet monkey, Chlorocebus aethiops

Grivet monkey, Chlorocebus aethiops. Simia aethiops Linn. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Jakob Andreas Eisenmann after an illustration by Jacques de Seve from Johann Christian Daniel Schrebers

Background imagePrimate Collection: Lesser spot-nosed guenon, Cercopithecus petaurista

Lesser spot-nosed guenon, Cercopithecus petaurista. Simia petaurista. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Tyroff after an illustration by Joannis Jacobus Bylaert from Johann Christian Daniel

Background imagePrimate Collection: Greater spot-nosed monkey or putty-nosed monkey

Greater spot-nosed monkey or putty-nosed monkey, Cercopithecus nictitans. Simia nictitans Linn. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Johann Nussbiegel from Johann Christian Daniel Schrebers Animal

Background imagePrimate Collection: Southern talapoin monkey, Miopithecus talapoin

Southern talapoin monkey, Miopithecus talapoin. Simia talapoin Buff. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Hermann Jakob Tyroff after an illustration by Jacques de Seve from Johann Christian Daniel

Background imagePrimate Collection: Sunda flying lemur, Galeopterus variegatus

Sunda flying lemur, Galeopterus variegatus. Lithograph by Karl Joseph Brodtmann from Heinrich Rudolf Schinzs Illustrated Natural History of Men and Animals, 1836

Background imagePrimate Collection: White-headed lemur and ring-tailed lemur

White-headed lemur and ring-tailed lemur
White-headed lemur, Eulemur albifrons, male and female, endangered 1, and ring-tailed lemur, Lemur catta, endangered 2. Lithograph by Karl Joseph Brodtmann from Heinrich Rudolf Schinzs Illustrated

Background imagePrimate Collection: Buffy-headed marmoset 1, and golden lion tamarin 2, 3

Buffy-headed marmoset 1, and golden lion tamarin 2, 3
Buffy-headed marmoset, Callithrix flaviceps (endangered) 1, and golden lion tamarin, Leontopithecus rosalia (endangered) 2, 3

Background imagePrimate Collection: Silvery marmoset and common marmoset

Silvery marmoset and common marmoset
Silvery marmoset, Mico argentatus, and common marmoset, Callithrix jacchus. Lithograph by Karl Joseph Brodtmann from Heinrich Rudolf Schinzs Illustrated Natural History of Men and Animals, 1836

Background imagePrimate Collection: Black howler, Alouatta caraya (Stentor barbatus)

Black howler, Alouatta caraya (Stentor barbatus), male and female. Lithograph by Karl Joseph Brodtmann from Heinrich Rudolf Schinzs Illustrated Natural History of Animals, Zurich, 1827

Background imagePrimate Collection: Western gorilla, Gorilla gorilla. Critically endangered

Western gorilla, Gorilla gorilla. Critically endangered
Western gorilla, Gorilla gorilla (Gorilla savagei). Critically endangered. Handcolored engraving by Fournier after an illustration by Edouard Travies from Charles d Orbignys Dictionnaire Universel d

Background imagePrimate Collection: Red-tailed guenon, Cercopithecus ascanius

Red-tailed guenon, Cercopithecus ascanius (Ascanius monkey, Simia ascanius). Illustration drawn and engraved by Richard Polydore Nodder

Background imagePrimate Collection: Senegal bushbaby, Galago senegalensis

Senegal bushbaby, Galago senegalensis. Handcoloured copperplate engraving from Rene Primevere Lessons Complements de Buffon, Pourrat Freres, Paris, 1838

Background imagePrimate Collection: Indri and red-ruffed lemur

Indri and red-ruffed lemur
Indri or babakoto, Indri indri (critically endangered) and red ruffed lemur, Varecia rubra (critically endangered). Handcoloured copperplate engraving from Rene Primevere Lessons Complements de

Background imagePrimate Collection: Purple-faced langur, Trachypithecus vetulus. Endangered

Purple-faced langur, Trachypithecus vetulus. Endangered. Handcoloured copperplate engraving from Rene Primevere Lessons Complements de Buffon, Pourrat Freres, Paris, 1838



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