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A Rare Loan from Windsor Castle Brings Mark Catesby’s Watercolors to South Carolina

The Gibbes Museum of Art is displaying the watercolors of naturalist Mark Catesby, some on view in the United States for the first time.

A Rare Loan from Windsor Castle Brings Mark Catesby’s Watercolors to South Carolina - A century before John James Audubon illustrated The Birds of America, English naturalist Mark Catesby journeyed across the Atlantic to systematically study the animals and plants of the “New World.”

Mark Catesby, “Ivory-billed woodpecker and willow oak” watercolor and bodycolor over pen and ink (courtesy Royal Collection Trust, © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II)

Rhododendron viscosum (L.) Torr. Swamp Azalea, Swamp Honeysuckle Catesby Volume I plate 57

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1903 Bird Print - Song Birds - Vintage Antique Art Illustration Book ...

1903 Bird Print - Song Birds - Vintage Antique Art Illustration Book Plate Natural Science Great for Framing 100 Years Old

Birds from The Natural History of Carolina, Florida, and the Bahama Islands (1754)

from The Natural History of Carolina, Florida, and the Bahama Islands by Mark Catesby and George Edwards housed at the Biodiversity Heritage Library, through which the whole book can be seen

Oryza sativa L. Rice Catesby Volume I plate 14

The-rice-bird. Plate 14 in Volume 1 of The Natural History of Carolina, Florida and Bahamas by Mark Catesby, George Edwards published in Also mentioned as Hortulanus Caroliniensis.

T.64 from The natural history of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama islands: containing the figures of birds, beasts, fishes, serpents, insects, and plants: particularly the forest-trees, shrubs, and other plants, not hitherto described, or very incorrectly figured b · Catesby, Mark, 1683-1749 · 1731-43 · Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library, University of Virginia.

Halesia tetraptera J.Ellis Mountain Silverbell, Carolina Silverbell Catesby Volume I plate 64

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1908 Fruit Print - Eaton Raspberry - 100 Years Old via Etsy Raspberries remind me of the Mathis' garden.

Would love to see a whole wall of these natural history  illustrations. These birds are exquisite. #vintageillustration #birdillustration #vintagebirds

Vintage Bird Print Natural History Antique Illustration Bird feathers Gold Finch Sparrow Wren Robin Feathers Gull White whale - by rarecoll.

Mark Catesby (1722-26), watercolor and bodycolor (courtesy Royal Collection Trust, © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II)

A Rare Loan from Windsor Castle Brings Mark Catesby’s Watercolors to South Carolina