'The Short-tailed Pye &c.' George Edwards
Product images of 'The Short-tailed Pye &c.'
'The Short-tailed Pye &c.'
Zoological studies of a Indian Pitta Pitta brachyuran, with a Hercules beetle, Dynastes hercules from Guadaloupe in the Leeward Islands of the Caribbean. Plate 324 from chapter 114 of Gleanings of natural history, exhibiting figures of quadrupeds, birds, insects, plants, &c..., by George Edwards, volume 3 (London, for the author, 1764). The plate is inscribed: "The Short-tailed Pie, from the E.Indies, and the Elephant-beetle from the W.Indies. Boath drawn from nature of the size of Life. G.Edwards delin: et Sculp. October 6 AD 1759."
Original: etching. 1761
- Image reference: RS-10033
- The Royal Society
More by the artist George Edwards.
Explore the collection Animals and nature prints and drawings.
We use a 240gsm fine art paper and premium branded inks to create the perfect reproduction.
Our expertise and use of high-quality materials means that our print colours are independently verified to last between 100 and 200 years.
Read more about our fine art prints.
Manufactured in the UK
All products are printed in the UK, using the latest digital presses and a giclée printmaking process.
We only use premium branded inks, and colours are independently verified to last between 100 and 200 years.
Delivery and returns
We print everything to order so delivery times may vary but all unframed prints are despatched within 2-4 days via courier or recorded mail.
Delivery to the UK is £5 for an unframed print of any size.
We will happily replace your order if everything isn’t 100% perfect.