Lithographs of Victorian cats, taken from Daniel Giraud Elliot’s “A Monograph of the Felidæ or Family of Cats” which was printed in London by Taylor and Francis between 1878 and 1883. All of these being part of one lot in a current Sotheby’s sale.

Felis Domestica, lithographic plate from Daniel Giraud Elliot’s A Monograph of the Felidæ or Family of Cats. 1878-1883. English, printed in London. J. Smit, lithographer after Josef Wolf. Image © 2021 Sotheby’s. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/buy/auction/2022/books-and-manuscripts-from-the-collection-of-jay-i-kislak-sold-to-benefit-the-kislak-family-foundation/elliot-daniel-gi
Felis Lynx, lithographic plate from Daniel Giraud Elliot’s A Monograph of the Felidæ or Family of Cats. 1878-1883. English, printed in London. J. Smit, lithographer after Josef Wolf. Image © 2021 Sotheby’s. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/buy/auction/2022/books-and-manuscripts-from-the-collection-of-jay-i-kislak-sold-to-benefit-the-kislak-family-foundation/elliot-daniel-gi
Felis Caracal, lithographic plate from Daniel Giraud Elliot’s A Monograph of the Felidæ or Family of Cats. 1878-1883. English, printed in London. J. Smit, lithographer after Josef Wolf. Image © 2021 Sotheby’s. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/buy/auction/2022/books-and-manuscripts-from-the-collection-of-jay-i-kislak-sold-to-benefit-the-kislak-family-foundation/elliot-daniel-gi
Felis Chaus, lithographic plate from Daniel Giraud Elliot’s A Monograph of the Felidæ or Family of Cats. 1878-1883. English, printed in London. J. Smit, lithographer after Josef Wolf. Image © 2021 Sotheby’s. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/buy/auction/2022/books-and-manuscripts-from-the-collection-of-jay-i-kislak-sold-to-benefit-the-kislak-family-foundation/elliot-daniel-gi

Out and about in the Grand Duchy of Tuscany back in 1828, more or less. Taken from Hjalmar Morner’s Hjalmar Mörner’s folio “Collezione dei costumi di diverse provincie del Gran Ducato di Toscana”. Cuciniello e Bianchi, lithographers after drawings by Francesco Pieraccini.





Gioco dei burattini al Moto. Image 3. ca. 1828. Cuciniello e Bianchi, lithographers, after a drawing by Francesco Pieraccini. Collections of the Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale di Firenze (BNCF), Florence. Scanned by the Internet Archive. Cc0 License 4.0. via https://archive.org/details/cappugi-385-images/page/n2/mode/1up
Venditrice di spighe di granone arrostite, Image 11. ca. 1828. Cuciniello e Bianchi, lithographers, after a drawing by Francesco Pieraccini. Collections of the Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale di Firenze (BNCF), Florence. Scanned by the Internet Archive. Cc0 License 4.0. via https://archive.org/details/cappugi-385-images/page/n10/mode/1up
Pescivendolo. Image 12. ca. 1828. Cuciniello e Bianchi, lithographers, after a drawing by Francesco Pieraccini. Collections of the Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale di Firenze (BNCF), Florence. Scanned by the Internet Archive. Cc0 License 4.0. via https://archive.org/details/cappugi-385-images/page/n12/mode/1up
il ciabattino. Image 14. ca. 1828. Cuciniello e Bianchi, lithographers, after a drawing by Francesco Pieraccini. Collections of the Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale di Firenze (BNCF), Florence. Scanned by the Internet Archive. Cc0 License 4.0. via https://archive.org/details/cappugi-385-images/page/n14/mode/1up
Rissa de donne. Image 20. ca. 1828. Cuciniello e Bianchi, lithographers, after a drawing by Francesco Pieraccini. Collections of the Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale di Firenze (BNCF), Florence. Scanned by the Internet Archive. Cc0 License 4.0. via https://archive.org/details/cappugi-385-images/page/n20/mode/1up
Cambia – monete. Image 22. ca. 1828. Cuciniello e Bianchi, lithographers, after a drawing by Francesco Pieraccini. Collections of the Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale di Firenze (BNCF), Florence. Scanned by the Internet Archive. Cc0 License 4.0. via https://archive.org/details/cappugi-385-images/page/n22/mode/1up
Il tamburello. Image 26. ca. 1828. Cuciniello e Bianchi, lithographers, after a drawing by Francesco Pieraccini. Collections of the Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale di Firenze (BNCF), Florence. Scanned by the Internet Archive. Cc0 License 4.0. via https://archive.org/details/cappugi-385-images/page/n26/mode/1up
Barbiere. Image 28. ca. 1828. Cuciniello e Bianchi, lithographers, after a drawing by Francesco Pieraccini. Collections of the Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale di Firenze (BNCF), Florence. Scanned by the Internet Archive. Cc0 License 4.0. via

Images of the Brazilian state of  Pernambuco in northeast Brazil back in 1873. Chromolithographs, taken from Francisco Henrique Carls’ “Album de Pernambuco e seus Arrabaldes.” All these images having been one lot in a Swann Auction Galleries auction a little while ago.

Entrada para a estacao de cinco pontas. 1873. Brazilian. Chromolithograph from an Album de Pernambuco e seus Arrabaldes. Image  © Swann Auction Galleries. Fair use license. via https://catalogue.swanngalleries.com/Lots/auction-lot/-BRAZIL—-PERNAMBUCO–Francisco-Henrique-Carls–Album-de-Pe?saleno=2591&lotNo=297&refNo=790360
Porto de Pernambuco. 1873. Brazilian. Chromolithograph from an Album de Pernambuco e seus Arrabaldes. Image  © Swann Auction Galleries. Fair use license. via https://catalogue.swanngalleries.com/Lots/auction-lot/-BRAZIL—-PERNAMBUCO–Francisco-Henrique-Carls–Album-de-Pe?saleno=2591&lotNo=297&refNo=790360
Olinda. 1873. Brazilian. Chromolithograph from an Album de Pernambuco e seus Arrabaldes. Image  © Swann Auction Galleries. Fair use license. via https://catalogue.swanngalleries.com/Lots/auction-lot/-BRAZIL—-PERNAMBUCO–Francisco-Henrique-Carls–Album-de-Pe?saleno=2591&lotNo=297&refNo=790360
Rua Barao da Victoria: matriz Santo Antonio. 1873. Brazilian. Chromolithograph from an Album de Pernambuco e seus Arrabaldes. Image  © Swann Auction Galleries. Fair use license. via https://catalogue.swanngalleries.com/Lots/auction-lot/-BRAZIL—-PERNAMBUCO–Francisco-Henrique-Carls–Album-de-Pe?saleno=2591&lotNo=297&refNo=790360

Time to get energized. Posters designed by Georges Favre, published between around 1928 and 1935.

Peugeot poster. 1928. Image © Swann Auction Galleries. Fair use license. via https://catalogue.swanngalleries.com/Lots/auction-lot/GEORGES-FAVRE–DATES-UNKNOWN—PEUGEOT-1928-45-x30–inches-1?saleno=2577&lotNo=199&refNo=782672
“L’inventeur du superhétéréodyme, Radio L.L. (Lucien Levy) sort des modèles sensationnels.” ca. 1930. Lithograph. Image © galerie123.com. Fair use license.via https://www.galerie123.com/en/original-vintage-poster/36866/linventeur-du-superh%C3%A9t%C3%A9r%C3%A9odyme-radio-ll-sort-des-mod%C3%A8les-sensationnels/
“Source Parot: Declaree d’interet public.” 1930. Lithograph. Printed by Créations affiches Gaillard, Paris / Amiens.
Published on the occasion of Source Parot’s 1930 publicity campaign for bottles of water. Image © 2020 Copyright Plazzart S.A.S. Fair use license. via https://www.plazzart.com/en_CA/buy/post-war-modern-art/georges-favre-source-parot-1930-original-large-lithograph-poster-512803
“La Moto Peugeot: la grande marque nationale.” ca. 1928-1935. Image © Swann Auction Galleries. Fair use license. via https://catalogue.swanngalleries.com/Lots/auction-lot/GEORGES-FAVRE-(DATES-UNKNOWN)–LA-MOTO-PEUGEOT-Circa-1930-46?saleno=2558&lotNo=102&refNo=776901

Lithographs of men and women in their native costumes who lived in the Tyrol up in the Alps from back before everyone dressed the same. From 1817.

“Paysanne de la Vallée de Lech dans le Tyrol.” 1817. French. Lithograph. Charles de Lasteyrie (1759-1849), lithographer after Hippolyte Lecomte (1781-1857). The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, New York Public Library. Artwork in the public domain due to age. via https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-1325-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99#
“Paysanne de la Maugfall en Tirol.” 1817. French. Lithograph. Charles de Lasteyrie (1759-1849), lithographer after Hippolyte Lecomte (1781-1857). The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, New York Public Library. Artwork in the public domain due to age. via https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-1322-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99
“Paysanne d’ Audorf dan[?] le Tyrol.” 1817. French. Lithograph. Charles de Lasteyrie (1759-1849), lithographer after Hippolyte Lecomte (1781-1857). The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, New York Public Library. Artwork in the public domain due to age. via https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-1417-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99
“Femme de la vallée de Tesino en Tyrol.” 1817. French. Lithograph. Charles de Lasteyrie (1759-1849), lithographer after Hippolyte Lecomte (1781-1857). The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, New York Public Library. Artwork in the public domain due to age. via https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-1750-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Collotypes of plants decoratively arranged, taken from the 1893 edition of Martin Gerlach’s work “Festons und Decorative Gruppen aus Pflanzen und Thieren.” What we would call collage. In the collections of the Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg.

“Group of Roses.” Number 124. Lithograph. Collotype by J. Schober, Karlsruhe. Published in Vienna by Gerlach and Schenk. Collections of the Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg. In the public domain due to age. via https://sammlungonline.mkg-hamburg.de/de/object/124.-Gruppe-aus-Rosen/P1976.1005.151/mkg-e00120204?s=%22Gerlach%2C+Festons+und+decorative+Gruppen%22&h=0
“Hanging group and filling of trumpet bush, lilies, foxgloves, sea grapes and Siegwurz.” Number 120. Lithograph. Collotype by J. Schober, Karlsruhe. Published in Vienna by Gerlach and Schenk. Collections of the Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg. In the public domain due to age. via https://sammlungonline.mkg-hamburg.de/de/object/120.-H%C3%A4ngegruppe-und-F%C3%BCllung-aus-Trompetenstrauch-Lilien-Fingerhut-Seetraube-und-Siegwurz/P1976.1005.147/mkg-e00120200?s=%22Gerlach%2C+Festons+und+decorative+Gruppen%22&h=0
“Hanging groups of apricots and cherries with birds.” Number 110. Lithograph. Collotype by J. Schober, Karlsruhe. Published in Vienna by Gerlach and Schenk. Collections of the Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg. In the public domain due to age. via https://sammlungonline.mkg-hamburg.de/de/object/110.-H%C3%A4ngegruppen-aus-Aprikosen-und-Kirschen-mit-V%C3%B6geln/P1976.1005.137/mkg-e00120190?s=%22Gerlach%2C+Festons+und+decorative+Gruppen%22&h=0

What you need to show the wallpaper people when they come over and want to see designs you like. Lithographs from C. J. Richardson’s 1851 work “Studies of ornamental design.” F. Bedford and Day & Son, lithographers. Published in London by John Weale.

Title page. Page 7. Collections of and digitalized by the Boston Public Library. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/studiesofornamen00rich/page/n7/mode/2up
Page 9. Page 7. Collections of and digitalized by the Boston Public Library. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/studiesofornamen00rich/page/n9/mode/2up
Page 34. Collections of and digitalized by the Boston Public Library. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/studiesofornamen00rich/page/n34/mode/1up
“Jewel Embroidery.” Page 36. Collections of and digitalized by the Boston Public Library. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/studiesofornamen00rich/page/n36/mode/1up
Page 40. Collections of and digitalized by the Boston Public Library. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/studiesofornamen00rich/page/n40/mode/1up
“Ceiling of the Sala di Cambio, Perugia. Painted in 1500 by Pietro Perugino and his pupils.” Page 46. Collections of and digitalized by the Boston Public Library. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/studiesofornamen00rich/page/n46/mode/1up
“Chalice from the church of San Dominico at Perugia.” Page 48, Collections of and digitalized by the Boston Public Library. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/studiesofornamen00rich/page/n48/mode/1up
“Ancient German applique, embroidery. Page 50. Collections of and digitalized by the Boston Public Library. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/studiesofornamen00rich/page/n50/mode/1up
“Pattern for applique embroidery.” Page 52. Collections of and digitalized by the Boston Public Library. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/studiesofornamen00rich/page/n52/mode/1up

More pretty Victorian lilies, lithographic plates from “A monograph of the genus Lilium.” Written by John Henry Elwes and illustrated by W. H. Fitch, it was published in London in 1877.

“Lilium Auratum, variation Wittel.” Page 43. Collections of and digitalized by the Missouri Botanical Garden. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/mobot31753000795721/page/5/mode/1up
“Lilium Pyrenaicum (The Pyrenean lily).” Page 47. Collections of and digitalized by the Missouri Botanical Garden. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/mobot31753000795721/page/n47/mode/1up
“Lilium Testaceum” (The Nankeen Lily). Page 7. Collections of and digitalized by the Missouri Botanical Garden. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/mobot31753000795721/page/7/mode/1up

Ladies with interesting things on their heads. 19th century. French. Eugène Devéria, artist. Living from 1805 to 1865, Devéria was a French Romantic history painter who also painted portraits and murals.

“Femme de Bolbec.” 1825-1849. French. Print. Eugène Devéria, artist. Print made by : Antoine Catherine Adolphe Fonrouge. Signed. Collections of the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam. In the public domain due to age. via https://www.rijksmuseum.nl/en/my/collections/2238700–inner-beauty/fancy-headgear/objecten#/RP-P-2009-4167,0
“A Young Woman of the Valley of Ossau with Her Child.” ca. 1847. French. Oil on canvas. Collections of and © The Bowes Museum. Fair use license, via http://www.artuk.org/artworks/a-young-woman-of-the-valley-of-ossau-with-her-child-44565
“Minuit.” 1829. French. Lithograph. Eugène Devéria, artist.  Lithographed and published by Fonrouge , Paris. Published by Ostervald, l’ainé , Paris. Collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. In the public domain due to age. via https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/362790
Portrait of Mme. Jule-Antoine Droz. 1833. French. Oil on canvas. Collections of the  The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Artwork itself in the public domain due to age. via https://artsandculture.google.com/asset/portrait-of-mme-jule-antoine-droz-eug%C3%A8ne-dev%C3%A9ria/PQFGvoQOrYeUaw
Study for Mme. Jules-Antoine Droz. 1833. French. Black crayon on cream colored paper. Collections of the  The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Artwork itself in the public domain due to age. via https://artsandculture.google.com/asset/study-for-mme-jules-antoine-droz-eug%C3%A8ne-dev%C3%A9ria/QAESbHsdEjT_ag

Hand colored lithographs taken from the first edition and subscriber’s copy of the 1844 “Views of Lansdown Tower, Bath. The favourite edifice of the late William Beckford Esquire.” Willis (Willes) Maddox, artist (1813-1853).

Beckford’s tower. 1844. British. Willes Maddox, artist. Lithographer not shown. Image © 2021 Sothebys. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/buy/auction/2019/spetchley-property-from-the-berkeley-collection/maddox-willes-lansdown-tower-bath-1844
Interior. 1844. British. Willes Maddox, artist. Lithographer not shown. Image © 2021 Sothebys. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/buy/auction/2019/spetchley-property-from-the-berkeley-collection/maddox-willes-lansdown-tower-bath-1844


Objets de vertu. 1844. British. Willes Maddox, artist. Lithographer not shown. Image © 2021 Sothebys. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/buy/auction/2019/spetchley-property-from-the-berkeley-collection/maddox-willes-lansdown-tower-bath-1844
Interior. 1844. British. Willes Maddox, artist. Lithographer not shown. Image © 2021 Sothebys. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/buy/auction/2019/spetchley-property-from-the-berkeley-collection/maddox-willes-lansdown-tower-bath-1844