Arts and Crafts animals with a bit of a twist. British. Arthur Heygate Mackmurdo, designer. All of these being textiles. Designing other things too but with nothing I can find that swims or chirps.

"Cromer Bird." ca. 1884.
“Cromer Bird.” ca. 1884. Hand block printed cretonne. Image © The William Morris Gallery, London. Fair use license. via https://www.wmgallery.org.uk/collection/search-the-collection-65/cromer-bird-cretonne-f84-c-1884/search/mackmurdo/page/1
"Shell, dolphin and seaweed" design. Undated.
“Shell, dolphin and seaweed” design. Undated. Bodycolour on paper. Image © The William Morris Gallery, London. Fair use license. via https://www.wmgallery.org.uk/collection/artists-64/mackmurdo-arthur-heygate-1851-1942/initial/m/object/shell-dolphin-and-seaweed-design-a106/page/2
"Thorns and Butterflies." ca. 1884.
“Thorns and Butterflies.” ca. 1884. Block printed cretonne. Image © The William Morris Gallery, London. Fair use license. via https://www.wmgallery.org.uk/collection/artists-64/century-guild/initial/c/page/1/object/thorns-and-butterflies-cretonne-f99-c-1884
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