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Etching Collection

"Unveiling History through Etchings: A Glimpse into the Past" Step back in time as we explore the captivating world of etchings

Background imageEtching Collection: Sicily map 1895

Sicily map 1895
Meyers Konversations-Lexikon. Ein Nachschlagewerk des allgemeinen Wissens, 5th edition 17 volumes Bibliographisches Institut - Leipzig 1895-1897

Background imageEtching Collection: The Examination of a Young Surgeon. Satirical etching, 1811, by George Cruikshank

The Examination of a Young Surgeon. Satirical etching, 1811, by George Cruikshank
CARTOON: SURGEONS, 1811. The Examination of a Young Surgeon. Satirical etching, 1811, by George Cruikshank

Background imageEtching Collection: SIMON FRASER (1667?-1747). 11th Baron Lovat. Scottish Jacobite intriguer. Etching

SIMON FRASER (1667?-1747). 11th Baron Lovat. Scottish Jacobite intriguer. Etching, 1746, by William Hogarth

Background imageEtching Collection: The Cow-Pock. Satirical etching, 1802, by James Gillray on Edward Jenner and vaccination

The Cow-Pock. Satirical etching, 1802, by James Gillray on Edward Jenner and vaccination
CARTOON: VACCINATION, 1802. The Cow-Pock. Satirical etching, 1802, by James Gillray on Edward Jenner and vaccination

Background imageEtching Collection: Morel mushroom 1891

Morel mushroom 1891
Atlas des Champignons, L. Dufour 1891

Background imageEtching Collection: Old Caucasus map

Old Caucasus map
Antique map of Caucasus

Background imageEtching Collection: Venus fly trap

Venus fly trap
Illustration of a venus fly trap

Background imageEtching Collection: Great Britain and Ireland map 1867

Great Britain and Ireland map 1867
Mitchell's Modern Atlas - Published by E.H. Butler and Co - Philadelphia 1867

Background imageEtching Collection: NAPOLEON CARTOON, 1805. The Plumb-pudding in danger; - or State Epicures taking un Petit Souper

NAPOLEON CARTOON, 1805. The Plumb-pudding in danger; - or State Epicures taking un Petit Souper. Satirical etching, 1805, by James Gillray a propos of a peace overture from Napoleon

Background imageEtching Collection: Greece at the beginning of the Peloponnesian War (431-404 BC)

Greece at the beginning of the Peloponnesian War (431-404 BC)
Antique Map of Greece at the beginning of the Peloponnesian War (431 - 404 BC) with the different tribal groups. Steel engraving with hand colored borderlines, published in 1861

Background imageEtching Collection: Brain anatomy engraving 1895

Brain anatomy engraving 1895
Encyclopedia Britannica 9th Edition Vol I New York, Samuel Hall 1878

Background imageEtching Collection: Greek gods in the Olymp, Greek mythology, published in 1880

Greek gods in the Olymp, Greek mythology, published in 1880
The Greek gods in the Olymp. Greek mythology. Wood engraving, published in 1880

Background imageEtching Collection: Heroes Of The Trojan War

Heroes Of The Trojan War
Illustration of a Heroes Of The Trojan War

Background imageEtching Collection: Roman Republic and Carthage during the Second Punic War (218-201-BC)

Roman Republic and Carthage during the Second Punic War (218-201-BC)
Ancient map of the Roman Republic and Carthage during the Second Punic War (218 to 201 BC). Legend in Latin language. Steel engraving with hand colored borderlines, published in 1861

Background imageEtching Collection: VERNE, Jules (1828-1905). Illustration of 20000

VERNE, Jules (1828-1905). Illustration of 20000
" VERNE, Jules (1828-1905). Illustration of " 20000 Leagues Under the Sea" (1870). Etching."

Background imageEtching Collection: Map of Malvern Hills in Worcestershire, England Victorian Engraving, 1840

Map of Malvern Hills in Worcestershire, England Victorian Engraving, 1840
Very Rare, Beautifully Illustrated Antique Engraving of Map of Malvern Hills in Worcestershire, England Victorian Engraving, 1840. Source: Original edition from my own archives

Background imageEtching Collection: Ancient and Modern Jerusalem Map Engraving

Ancient and Modern Jerusalem Map Engraving
Engraved illustration of Ancient and Modern Jerusalem Map Engraving from The Popular Pictorial Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments, Published in 1862. Copyright has expired on this artwork

Background imageEtching Collection: Greek Urns and Amphoras Lithograph 1897

Greek Urns and Amphoras Lithograph 1897
Greek urns and vases, Original Antique Chromolithograph

Background imageEtching Collection: Map of Venice 1897

Map of Venice 1897
Map of the city of Venice, Italy

Background imageEtching Collection: Dipper bird engraving 1896

Dipper bird engraving 1896
A handbook to the birds of Great Britain by R. Bowdler Sharpe

Background imageEtching Collection: Statue of John Lennon close to the original Cavern Club, Matthew Street

Statue of John Lennon close to the original Cavern Club, Matthew Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageEtching Collection: The Gate of Calais. Etching by William Hogarth (1697-1764)

The Gate of Calais. Etching by William Hogarth (1697-1764)
William Hogarth (1697-1764). British artist, engraver, illustrator and satirical painter. The Gate of Calais. Etching by Hogarth. Engraving. The Iberian Illustration, 1888. Colored

Background imageEtching Collection: England and Wales map 1875

England and Wales map 1875
The Independent Course Comprehensive Geography by James Monteith, A.S. Barnes & Co, New York & Chicago 1875

Background imageEtching Collection: Poison plants lithograph 1895

Poison plants lithograph 1895
Meyers Konversations-Lexikon. Ein Nachschlagewerk des allgemeinen Wissens, 5th edition 17 volumes Bibliographisches Institut - Leipzig 1895-1897

Background imageEtching Collection: The Gout. Etching, 1799, by James Gillray

The Gout. Etching, 1799, by James Gillray
GOUT, 1799. The Gout. Etching, 1799, by James Gillray

Background imageEtching Collection: Famous Greek poets and philosophers

Famous Greek poets and philosophers
Illustration of a famous Greek poets and philosophers

Background imageEtching Collection: Mayflies Chromolithograph 1884

Mayflies Chromolithograph 1884
Brehms Thierleben (Tierleben). Allgemeine Kunde des Thierreichs. Vierte Abtheilung - Wirbellofe Thiere. Leipzig Verlag, 1884

Background imageEtching Collection: Travels of The Apostle Paul Map Engraving

Travels of The Apostle Paul Map Engraving
Engraved illustration of the Travels of The Apostle Paul Map Engraving from The Popular Pictorial Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments, Published in 1862

Background imageEtching Collection: Parrots Chromolithograph 1896

Parrots Chromolithograph 1896
Parrots Chromolithograph

Background imageEtching Collection: Italy map 1875

Italy map 1875
The Independent Course Comprehensive Geography by James Monteith, A.S. Barnes & Co, New York & Chicago 1875

Background imageEtching Collection: Palestine map 1875

Palestine map 1875
The Independent Course Comprehensive Geography by James Monteith, A.S. Barnes & Co, New York & Chicago 1875

Background imageEtching Collection: Torcello Cathedral

Torcello Cathedral, The Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta (Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta) is a basilica church on the island of Torcello, Venice, northern Italy

Background imageEtching Collection: Binturong (Arctictis binturong)

Binturong (Arctictis binturong)
Illustration of a Binturong or Arctictis binturong or Asian Bearcat or Palawan Bearcat or Bearcat in the meadow

Background imageEtching Collection: Panorama of London, 1616 (engraving)

Panorama of London, 1616 (engraving)
XOS1448854 Panorama of London, 1616 (engraving) by Visscher, Nicolaes (Claes) Jansz (1586-1652); Private Collection; (add.info.: View of London from South bank with its Tudor theatres)

Background imageEtching Collection: Horatio Nelson (1758-1805), British Admiral, steel engraving, published in 1868

Horatio Nelson (1758-1805), British Admiral, steel engraving, published in 1868
Horatio Nelson (1758 - 1805), famous British admiral. Steel engraving after a paintinging by Lemuel Francis Abbott (English painter, 1760/61 - 1802), published in 1868

Background imageEtching Collection: The English boxing champion Daniel Mendoza (c1763-1836): etching, c1788-95, by James Gillray

The English boxing champion Daniel Mendoza (c1763-1836): etching, c1788-95, by James Gillray
BOXING CHAMPION, 1790s. The English boxing champion Daniel Mendoza (c1763-1836): etching, c1788-95, by James Gillray

Background imageEtching Collection: England and wales map 1895

England and wales map 1895
Meyers Konversations-Lexikon. Ein Nachschlagewerk des allgemeinen Wissens, 5th edition 17 volumes Bibliographisches Institut - Leipzig 1895-1897

Background imageEtching Collection: Map of the City of Durham, England Victorian Engraving, 1840

Map of the City of Durham, England Victorian Engraving, 1840
Very Rare, Beautifully Illustrated Antique Engraving of Map of the City of Durham, England Victorian Engraving, 1840. Source: Original edition from my own archives

Background imageEtching Collection: World map by Martin Behaim, 1492, wood engraving, published 1884

World map by Martin Behaim, 1492, wood engraving, published 1884
World map by Martin Behaim, 1492. Woodcut engraving from my archive, published in 1884

Background imageEtching Collection: WHISTLER: WINE GLASS. The Wine Glass. Etching, James A. McNeill Whistler, c1880

WHISTLER: WINE GLASS. The Wine Glass. Etching, James A. McNeill Whistler, c1880

Background imageEtching Collection: Pheasant illustration 1900

Pheasant illustration 1900
The Game Birds and Wild Fowl of the British Islands By Dixon, Charles - London, Chapman and Hall, 1900

Background imageEtching Collection: Canada thistle botanical engraving 1843

Canada thistle botanical engraving 1843
A Flora of the State of New York by John Torrey Vol. 1 - Carroll and Cook Printers Albany, NY 1843

Background imageEtching Collection: Tyrol map 1895

Tyrol map 1895
Meyers Konversations-Lexikon. Ein Nachschlagewerk des allgemeinen Wissens, 5th edition 17 volumes Bibliographisches Institut - Leipzig 1895-1897

Background imageEtching Collection: Map of Venice 1898

Map of Venice 1898
Antique illustration of a Map of Venice 1898

Background imageEtching Collection: Sea stickleback (gasterosteus spinachia) and Gasterosteus aculeatus aculeatus

Sea stickleback (gasterosteus spinachia) and Gasterosteus aculeatus aculeatus
Illustration engraving of a Sea stickleback (gasterosteus spinachia) and Gasterosteus aculeatus aculeatus

Background imageEtching Collection: Battle of Trafalgar (October 21st, 1805). The

Battle of Trafalgar (October 21st, 1805). The vessel Prince of Asturias, hoisting the Gravina badge, battles five English vessels. Etching. SPAIN. Madrid. National Library

Background imageEtching Collection: Human circulatory system, hand-coloured engraving, published in 1861

Human circulatory system, hand-coloured engraving, published in 1861
The human circulatory system. Hand-coloured engraving, published in 1861

Background imageEtching Collection: Eurasian sparrowhawk engraving 1892

Eurasian sparrowhawk engraving 1892
Die VAogel - Dr. Alfred Brehm, Leipzig und Wien 1892



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"Unveiling History through Etchings: A Glimpse into the Past" Step back in time as we explore the captivating world of etchings, intricate artworks that offer a window into various historical events and mythologies. In 1802, James Gillray's satirical etching "The Cow-Pock" humorously portrays Edward Jenner and vaccination, shedding light on the early days of medical breakthroughs. Fast forward to 1891, where an enchanting etching of a Morel mushroom takes us on a visual journey through nature's wonders. Traveling further, let's examine Great Britain and Ireland in 1867 through a meticulously detailed map. Similarly, Sicily reveals its beauty with an exquisitely crafted map from 1895. These etchings not only serve as geographical references but also reflect the artistry involved in cartography during those times. Delving deeper into ancient history, Greek Urns and Amphoras lithograph from 1897 transports us to classical Greece while showcasing their artistic prowess. Meanwhile, Napoleon Cartoon by James Gillray in 1805 humorously depicts Napoleon Bonaparte and British Prime Minister William Pitt playfully dividing up the world like a plumb pudding - offering insight into political satire during that era. Venturing even further back to ancient Greece at the beginning of the Peloponnesian War (431-404 BC), we encounter an evocative depiction capturing this tumultuous period. Exploring Greek mythology becomes tangible with ethereal depictions of Greek gods residing atop Mount Olympus published in 1880. Heroes Of The Trojan War come alive through intricately designed etchings that bring forth tales of bravery and valor passed down for centuries. On another note entirely, witness nature's cunning with an intriguing Venus flytrap captured within an etching.