Landscapes of Antarctica painted by Englishman Edward Adrian Wilson (1872-1912). Along with painting watercolors he was also a physician and polar explorer. Going out to the South Pole with Shackleton, he was one of those who perished on Scott’s failed expedition.

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“Slopes of Mount Erebus, Antarctica.” 1911. Watercolor on paper laid down on card. Collection of the Royal Geographical Society Museum, London. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://wanderingvertexes.blogspot.com/2020/02/mount-erebus-5-by-edward-adrian-wilson.html?fbclid=IwAR1Yn6Wxy-r6cf5B8t5boYIasauElYd5X7kb7XnyeT2B9WNn4R_hN7lgUJ8 and https://scontent.fnyc1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/s960x960/84135527_2721841041267634_8075147980929236992_o.jpg?_nc_cat=104&_nc_eui2=AeH7O8D6MNtoCi49Lb46g3p-_Hy9T5GVLaZNovpyR9y78UOV_iU2Ykm3-mQjvvIHEYTkYx0SxwC4a7ds-lItVTaTjzLu4vsJfEFZnUn1I13EjQ&_nc_ohc=ZrHzNNP9vDAAX8jXo6K&_nc_ht=scontent.fnyc1-1.fna&_nc_tp=7&oh=75a8b4a3b4fdf9cd2a322f54aa784a52&oe=5EF627F7
"The Emperor Penguin Rookery, Cape Crozier." No date.
“The Emperor Penguin Rookery, Cape Crozier.” No date. Watercolor on paper. Signed “E A Wilson” on the lower left. Image © CHRISTIE’S 2020. Fair use license. via https://www.christies.com/lotfinder/Lot/edward-adrian-wilson-1872-1912-the-emperor-5349718-details.aspx
"The great ice barrier - looking east from Cape Crozier." January 4, 1911.
“The great ice barrier – looking east from Cape Crozier.” January 4, 1911. Watercolor. Taken from the book “Scott’s Last Expedition ….”, published in 1913 by Dodd, Mead, and Company. New York. Source: NOAA Photo Library. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Cape_Crozier_-_Watercolor_by_Wilson.jpg
"Iceberg off Cape Adare January 9, 1902." ca. 1902.
“Iceberg off Cape Adare January 9, 1902.” ca. 1902. Watercolor, field sketch. Image © Discovery Point and Royal Research Ship Discovery and Art Fund 2019. Fair use license. via https://www.artfund.org/supporting-museums/art-weve-helped-buy/artwork/8051/iceberg-off-cape-adare-jan91902-and-possession-islands-feb241904-2001-dr-edward-adrian-wilson

Portraits of 18th century gentlemen all wearing red. Painted by Italian artist Pompeo Batoni. Living from 1708 to 1787, having him paint your portrait was a prized event for those making a Grand Tour.

"Portrait of a Young Man." ca. 1760-1765.
“Portrait of a Young Man.” ca. 1760-1765. Collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. In the public domain. via https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/435623
"Alexander Gordon, 4th Duke of Gordon" (1743 - 1827). 1764.
“Alexander Gordon, 4th Duke of Gordon” (1743 – 1827). 1764. Oil on canvas. Photo credit: Antonia Reeve. Collections of the National Galleries of Scotland. In the public domain. via https://www.nationalgalleries.org/art-and-artists/29887/0/alexander-gordon-4th-duke-gordon-1743-1827?overlay=download
Portrait of Edward Howard (1744–1767).
Portrait of Edward Howard (1744–1767). 18th c. Oil on canvas. Photo credit and image © the Victoria and Albert Museum, London. Fair use license. via https://artuk.org/discover/artworks/edward-howard-17441767-30806
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Portrait Of Count Kirill Grigorjewitsch Razumovsky. 18th c. Oil on canvas. In the public domain. via https://fineartamerica.com/featured/portrait-of-count-kirill-grigorjewitsch-razumovsky-pompeo-batoni.html?product=poster

Time travel back and visit some of the wonders from the Crystal Palace exposition of 1851. A selection of engraved plates from “John Tallis’s history and description of the Crystal Palace and the exhibition of the world’s industry in 1851.” Collections of the University of Heidelberg.

"Oriental chair, manufactured by Jennens & Bettridge." Page 3b.
“Oriental chair, manufactured by Jennens & Bettridge.” Page 3b. Collections of the University of Heidelberg. In the public domain. via https://digi.ub.uni-heidelberg.de/diglit/tallis1851bd1/0037/image
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“Group of Dresden China, exhibited in the Saxony Department.” Page 152c. G. Greatbach, engraver after a daguerreotype. Collections of the University of Heidelberg. In the public domain. via https://digi.ub.uni-heidelberg.de/diglit/tallis1851bd1/0197/image
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“Chessmen in Ivory by Staight of Walbrook.” Page 30f. Collections of the University of Heidelberg. In the public domain. via https://digi.ub.uni-heidelberg.de/diglit/tallis1851bd1/0041/image
"Model of an Indian State Barge
“Model of an Indian State Barge exhibited by the Honorable East India Company.” Page 30f. Collections of the University of Heidelberg. In the public domain. via https://digi.ub.uni-heidelberg.de/diglit/tallis1851bd1/0041/image
"Sledge from the Canadian Court" (detail). Page 52b. G. Greatbach, engraver, after a drawing by H. Mason.
“Sledge from the Canadian Court” (detail). Page 52b. G. Greatbach, engraver, after a drawing by H. Mason. Collections of the University of Heidelberg. In the public domain. via https://digi.ub.uni-heidelberg.de/diglit/tallis1851bd1/0072/image
"HRH Albert, Prince of Wales in the character of winter" and "HRH The Princess Royal in the character of summer." 30d.
“HRH Albert, Prince of Wales in the character of winter” and “HRH The Princess Royal in the character of summer.” 30d. Engraved by C. Holl after a daguerreotype of the original by Mary Thornycroft. Collections of the University of Heidelberg. In the public domain. via https://digi.ub.uni-heidelberg.de/diglit/tallis1851bd1/0039/image
"Jewels of the Queen of Spain"
“Jewels of the Queen of Spain” headdress and shoulder knot in diamonds, pearls, rubies and emeralds and bouquet in diamonds, pearls and emeralds, both made by Lemonniere, Paris. Page 80b. G. Greatbach, engraver, after drawings by H. Mason. Collections of the University of Heidelberg. In the public domain. via https://digi.ub.uni-heidelberg.de/diglit/tallis1851bd1/0107/image
"Shield and Arms" by Lepage and Delacour" (sabres) and Gueyton (pistols). Page 64b
“Shield and Arms” by Lepage and Delacour” (sabres) and Gueyton (pistols). Page 64b. E. Silby, engraver after drawings by H. Mason. Collections of the University of Heidelberg. In the public domain. via https://digi.ub.uni-heidelberg.de/diglit/tallis1851bd1/0086/image

More lithographs of the beauty that became America’s West, plates from the United States Army Corps of Engineers 1848 work “Notes of a military reconnaissance, from Fort Leavenworth, in Missouri, to San Diego, in California, including parts of the Arkansas, Del Norte, and Gila Rivers.” C. B. Graham, lithographer.

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“Pimos and Coco Maricopas Indians.” Page 118. Collections of the University of Michigan. Google, digitalizing sponsor. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/bub_gb_ggFZAAAAMAAJ/page/n118/mode/2up
Illegible caption. Page 169.
Illegible caption. Page 169. Collections of the University of Michigan. Google, digitalizing sponsor. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/bub_gb_ggFZAAAAMAAJ/page/n169/mode/1up
"Ruins of the Casa Grande."  Page 110.
“Ruins of the Casa Grande.” Page 110. Collections of the University of Michigan. Google, digitalizing sponsor. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/bub_gb_ggFZAAAAMAAJ/page/n110/mode/1up

People out and about and doing things of an interesting kind. French. Paul Sérusier, painter. Living from 1864 to 1927, he studied at the Académie Julian and was mentored by Gauguin. Part of the Les Nabis group. Post-Impressionist.

L'Incantation ou Le Bois sacré." 1891.
“L’Incantation ou Le Bois sacré.” 1891. Oil on canvas. Image © Musée des Beaux-Arts de Quimper. Fair use license. via http://www.mbaq.fr/en/our-collections/the-pont-aven-school/paul-serusier-the-incantation-or-the-sacred-wood-363.html
"Les Heures." No date.
“Les Heures.” No date. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via http://www.wikigallery.org/wiki/painting_181218/Paul-Serusier/Les-Heures
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“Les trois fileuses.” 1915-1916. Oil on canvas. Collection of the Musée des Beaux-Arts de Brest and the Musée d’Orsay. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:559_Brest_mus%C3%A9e_beaux-arts_Paul_S%C3%A9rusier_Les_trois_fileuses.jpg
"Concile Féerique." 1920.
“Concile Féerique.” 1920. Oil on canvas. Image ©2020 Artnet Worldwide Corporation. Fair use license. via http://www.artnet.com/artists/paul-s%C3%A9rusier/concile-f%C3%A9erique-7oazdyxzrv2BlHx5lw1Thg2

Designs for badges all with animal motifs by Arts and Crafts era creative Charles Voysey who lived from 1857 to 1941. Starting out as an architect, Voysey designed all sorts of things. These designs all being from the collections of the Royal Institute of British Architects.

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Designs for six circular badges showing animals. 1927. Color drawing. Signed on the lower right. Charles Voysey, artist (1857-1941). Image © RIBA 2020. Fair use license. via https://www.architecture.com/image-library/ribapix/image-information/poster/designs-for-six-circular-badges-showing-animals/posterid/RIBA3068.html
Designs for six circular badges showing sea creatures and birds. 1927. Colored drawing. Signed.
Designs for six circular badges showing sea creatures and birds. The badge entitled “Halcyone” having been taken from a 1904 wallpaper or textile design by Voysey.1927. Colored drawing. Signed. Charles Voysey, artist (1857-1941). Image © RIBA 2020. Fair use license. via https://www.architecture.com/image-library/ribapix/image-information/poster/designs-for-six-circular-badges-showing-sea-creatures-and-birds/posterid/RIBA3070.html
Designs for six circular badges showing animals  and flowers.
Designs for six circular badges showing animals and flowers. 1927. Color drawing. Signed on the lower right. Charles Voysey, artist (1857-1941). Image © RIBA 2020. Fair use license. via https://www.architecture.com/image-library/ribapix/image-information/poster/designs-for-six-circular-badges-showing-animals-and-flowers/posterid/RIBA3069.html

Images of birds, plates from “The zoology of the voyage of H.M.S. Beagle during the years 1832-1836” which was written by Charles Darwin and published in London in 1838. The final artwork by various artist naturalists. Thinking that Darwin could draw but not like that.

"Milvago albogularis" (White-throated Caracara). Plate II, page 35.
“Milvago albogularis” (White-throated Caracara). Plate 1, page 35. Marine Biological Library, Woods Hole, contributor. In the public domain due to age. via https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/14062609#page/35/mode/1up
"Pyrocephalus Nanus" (Darwin's flycatcher). Plate 7, Page 84.
“Pyrocephalus Nanus” (Darwin’s flycatcher). Plate 7, Page 84. Marine Biological Library, Woods Hole, contributor. In the public domain due to age. via https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/14062609#page/84/mode/1up
'"Pyrocephalus Parvirostris" (Flycatcher).
‘”Pyrocephalus Parvirostris” (Flycatcher). Plate 6, page 81. Marine Biological Library, Woods Hole, contributor. In the public domain due to age. via https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/14062609#page/81/mode/1up
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“Strix punctatissima” (Barn owl). Plate 4, page 63. Marine Biological Library, Woods Hole, contributor. In the public domain due to age. via https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/14062609#page/63/mode/1up
"Craxirex galapagoensis" (Galapagos Hawk).
“Craxirex galapagoensis” (Galapagos Hawk). Plate 2, page 42. Marine Biological Library, Woods Hole, contributor. In the public domain due to age. via https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/14062609#page/42/mode/1up