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Stedman Collection

Background imageStedman Collection: Loughborough - Bell-ringing - World Record Change-ringers

Loughborough - Bell-ringing - World Record Change-ringers
Bellringing - World Record Change-ringers - who produced a peal of 18, 027 Stedman Caters - rung in 12 hours and 18 minutes at All Saints, Loughborough on Easter Monday - 12th April, 1909

Background imageStedman Collection: Great white shark and suckerfish

Great white shark and suckerfish
Great white shark, Carcharodon carcharias (vulnerable), and suckerfish, Remora remora. Copperplate engraving after an original illustration by Captain John Gabriel Stedman from his Narrative of a

Background imageStedman Collection: Cacao, cocoa or chocolate tree, Theobroma cacao

Cacao, cocoa or chocolate tree, Theobroma cacao
Sprig of the cacao, cocoa or chocolate tree, Theobroma cacao, with bean, fruit and seed. Copperplate engraving after an original illustration by Captain John Gabriel Stedman from his Narrative of a

Background imageStedman Collection: Green banded urania moth, rattlesnake and snail-eater snake

Green banded urania moth, rattlesnake and snail-eater snake
Green banded urania moth, Urania leilus, rattlesnake, Crotalus durissus, and snail-eater snake, perhaps Dipsas catesbyi. Copperplate engraving by Barlow after an original illustration by Captain John

Background imageStedman Collection: South American tapir and manati

South American tapir and manati
South American tapir, Tapirus terrestris, young with spotted hide, and manati or West Indian manatee, Trichechus manatus. Copperplate engraving by Barlow after an original illustration by Captain

Background imageStedman Collection: Four-eyed opossum and false vampire bat

Four-eyed opossum and false vampire bat
Four-eyed opossum, Philander opossum, and false vampire bat, Vampyrum spectrum. (Marine oppossum of Terra Firma and Vampire or Spectre of Guiana.) Copperplate engraving by A

Background imageStedman Collection: Freshwater barracuda and wolf fish

Freshwater barracuda and wolf fish
Red-tailed freshwater barracuda, dago fissee or dagoefisi, Acestrorhynchus falcatus, and wolf fish or anjumara, Hoplias aimara

Background imageStedman Collection: Red acouchi and crab-eating raccoon

Red acouchi and crab-eating raccoon
Red acouchi or wood rat, Myoprocta acouchy, and crab-eating raccoon, crabbodago or grisson, Procyun cancrivorus. Copperplate engraving by Barlow after an original illustration by Captain John Gabriel

Background imageStedman Collection: Great tinamou and orange-winged parrot

Great tinamou and orange-winged parrot
Great tinamou or anamoe, Tinamus major major, and common or orange-winged parrot, Amazona amazonica, with hanging nests. Copperplate engraving after an original illustration by Captain John Gabriel

Background imageStedman Collection: Red cracker butterfly and palm nut grubs

Red cracker butterfly and palm nut grubs
Red cracker butterfly, Hamadryas amphinome (copied from Maria Sibylla Merian), and palm nut grubs, larvae of the South American palm weevil, Rhynchophorus palmarum

Background imageStedman Collection: Sprig of the anchiote tree, Bixa orellana

Sprig of the anchiote tree, Bixa orellana. The flavoring and dye annatto is derived from its seeds. Copperplate engraving after an original illustration by Captain John Gabriel Stedman from his

Background imageStedman Collection: Red-faced spider monkey and red-handed tamarin

Red-faced spider monkey and red-handed tamarin
Red-faced spider monkey, Ateles paniscus, kwata or quato (vulnerable), and red-handed tamarin, Saguinus midas, sagoewenki or saccawinkee

Background imageStedman Collection: Tucuma and pomelo fruit

Tucuma and pomelo fruit
Tucuma or avoira palm nuts, Astrocaryum aculeatum, and pomelo or shaddock apple, Citrus maxima. Copperplate engraving after an original illustration by Captain John Gabriel Stedman from his Narrative

Background imageStedman Collection: Plantain tree and banana tree, Musa paradisiaca

Plantain tree and banana tree, Musa paradisiaca. Copperplate engraving after an original illustration by Captain John Gabriel Stedman from his Narrative of a Five Years Expedition against

Background imageStedman Collection: White-lipped peccary and collared peccary

White-lipped peccary and collared peccary
White-lipped peccary, Tayassu pecari, and collared peccary, Pecari tajacu. Copperplate engraving after an original illustration by Captain John Gabriel Stedman from his Narrative of a Five Years

Background imageStedman Collection: Wattled jacana and scarlet ibis

Wattled jacana and scarlet ibis
Wattled jacana, Jacana jacana, and red curlew or scarlet ibis, Eudocimus ruber. Copperplate engraving after an original illustration by Captain John Gabriel Stedman from his Narrative of a Five Years

Background imageStedman Collection: Guiana white-tailed deer and brown brocket

Guiana white-tailed deer and brown brocket
Guiana white-tailed deer, Odocoileus virginianus cariacou, and brown or grey brocket, Mazama nemorivaga. Copperplate engraving after an original illustration by Captain John Gabriel Stedman from his

Background imageStedman Collection: Menelaus blue morpho, Morpho menelaus

Menelaus blue morpho, Morpho menelaus, ventral and dorsal, on a pomegranate blossom. Azure blue butterfly, copied from Maria Sibylla Merian

Background imageStedman Collection: Grey-winged trumpeter and crested curassow (vulnerable)

Grey-winged trumpeter and crested curassow (vulnerable)
Agamy or grey-winged trumpeter, Psophia crepiteans, and powese or crested curassow, Crax alector (vulnerable) in tree. Copperplate engraving by Barlow after an original illustration by Captain John

Background imageStedman Collection: Armadillo and tree porcupine

Armadillo and tree porcupine
Nine-banded armadillo, Dasypus novemcinctus, or Kapplers armadillo, Dasypus kappleri and South American tree porcupine, Coendou prehensilis

Background imageStedman Collection: Sprig of the cotton plant, Gossypium hirsutum

Sprig of the cotton plant, Gossypium hirsutum, with bolls and leaves. Copperplate engraving after an original illustration by Captain John Gabriel Stedman from his Narrative of a Five Years

Background imageStedman Collection: Blue and yellow macaw and scarlet macaw

Blue and yellow macaw and scarlet macaw
Blue and yellow macaw, Ara ararauna, and scarlet or Amazon macaw, Ara macao. Copperplate engraving after an original illustration by Captain John Gabriel Stedman from his Narrative of a Five Years

Background imageStedman Collection: Brown capuchin monkey and squirrel monkey

Brown capuchin monkey and squirrel monkey
Brown capuchin monkey or mecoo, Cebus apella, and squirrel monkey or kishee kishee, Saimiri sciureus. Copperplate engraving by William Blake after an original illustration by Captain John Gabriel

Background imageStedman Collection: Two-toed sloth and pale-throated three-toed sloth

Two-toed sloth and pale-throated three-toed sloth
Two-toed sloth or unau, Choloepus didactylus, and pale-throated three-toed sloth, Bradypus tridactylus. Copperplate engraving by Barlow after an original illustration by Captain John Gabriel Stedman

Background imageStedman Collection: Iguana, Iguana iguana, and caiman, Caiman crocodilus

Iguana, Iguana iguana, and caiman, Caiman crocodilus. (Leguana or Iguana lizard of Guiana, and alligator or cayman of Surinam)

Background imageStedman Collection: Toco toucan and sunbittern

Toco toucan and sunbittern
Toco toucan, Ramphastos toco, and sunbittern or flycatcher, Eurypyga helias. Copperplate engraving after an original illustration by Captain John Gabriel Stedman from his Narrative of a Five Years

Background imageStedman Collection: Sprig of the tamarind tree, Tamarindus indica

Sprig of the tamarind tree, Tamarindus indica, with leaves and pod. Copperplate engraving after an original illustration by Captain John Gabriel Stedman from his Narrative of a Five Years Expedition

Background imageStedman Collection: View of Constable Rocks off Cayenne, and sawfish

View of Constable Rocks off Cayenne, and sawfish
View of the Constable Rocks off Cayenne, Dutch ship in foreground, and sawfish, Pristis pristis, critically endangered, with underside of head

Background imageStedman Collection: Great anteater and South American coati

Great anteater and South American coati
Great anteater or tamandua, Myrmecophaga tridactyla tridactyla (vulnerable), and South American coati or coatimundi, Nasua nasua

Background imageStedman Collection: Sprig of the coffee tree, Coffea arabica

Sprig of the coffee tree, Coffea arabica, with drupes D, coffee beans F and leaves B, C. Copperplate engraving after an original illustration by Captain John Gabriel Stedman from his Narrative of a

Background imageStedman Collection: Sprig of the indigo plant, Indigofera tinctoria

Sprig of the indigo plant, Indigofera tinctoria, and square of indigo ready for use as dye. Copperplate engraving after an original illustration by Captain John Gabriel Stedman from his Narrative of

Background imageStedman Collection: Four stages of sugar cane, Saccharum officinarum

Four stages of sugar cane, Saccharum officinarum. Shoot A, half mature B, fully ripe C, and harvested D. Copperplate engraving after an original illustration by Captain John Gabriel Stedman from his

Background imageStedman Collection: Roseate spoonbill and American wood ibis

Roseate spoonbill and American wood ibis
Roseate spoonbill, Platalea ajaja, and American wood ibis or wood stork, Mycteria americana (Spoonbill or shoveler and jabiru or crane of Guiana)

Background imageStedman Collection: Flying fish and dolphin

Flying fish and dolphin
Flying fish, Exocoetus volitans (Harangus volans) and dorado or dolphin, Coryphaena hippurus. Copperplate engraving after an original illustration by Captain John Gabriel Stedman from his Narrative

Background imageStedman Collection: Black-tailed trogon and chestnut woodpecker

Black-tailed trogon and chestnut woodpecker
Black-tailed trogon or wood-louse fowl, Trogon melanurus, and chestnut or yellow woodpecker, Celeus elegans. Copperplate engraving after an original illustration by Captain John Gabriel Stedman

Background imageStedman Collection: Musk melon, watermelon and pineapple

Musk melon, watermelon and pineapple
Musk melon, Cucumis melo, watermelon, Citrullus vulgaris, and pineapple, Ananas comosus. Copperplate engraving by A. Smith after an original illustration by Captain John Gabriel Stedman from his

Background imageStedman Collection: Red-rumped agouti and spotted paca

Red-rumped agouti and spotted paca
Red-rumped agouti or Indian coney, Dasyprocta leporina leporina, and spotted paca or spotted coney, Cuniculus paca. Copperplate engraving by Barlow after an original illustration by Captain John

Background imageStedman Collection: Jaguar and ocelot

Jaguar and ocelot
Jaguar or tiger of terra-firma, Panthera onca, and tiger-cat of Surinam, ocelot or dwarf leopard, Leopardus pardalis melanurus

Background imageStedman Collection: Edmund Clarence Stedman

Edmund Clarence Stedman
EDMUND CLARENCE STEDMAN American stockbroker, poet and influential critic. Date: 1833 - 1908

Background imageStedman Collection: Order of Foresters

Order of Foresters
Certificate of membership of James Stedman in the Ancient Order of Foresters


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