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- subject matching 'Pets and animals - Insects and minibeasts'

A selection of images from the collection that depict insects and minibeasts. See also: 'Shells and fossils' (Accessory).

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Madame Yevonde, by Madame Yevonde - NPG P620

Madame Yevonde

by Madame Yevonde
colour dye transfer print, 1940
NPG P620

John Tunnard, by John Tunnard - NPG 6188

John Tunnard

by John Tunnard
oil on board, 1959
On display in Room 31 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6188

Victoria, Empress of Germany and Queen of Prussia, by James Russell & Sons, published by  J. Beagles & Co - NPG x14271

Victoria, Empress of Germany and Queen of Prussia

by James Russell & Sons, published by J. Beagles & Co
bromide postcard print, (1890s)
NPG x14271

George Alfred Henty, by Unknown photographer - NPG x18424

George Alfred Henty

by Unknown photographer
albumen print mounted on card with a coloured floral surround, 1890s
NPG x18424

Gertie Millar as Cora in 'The Toreador', by Alfred Ellis & Walery, published by  J. Beagles & Co - NPG x160530

Gertie Millar as Cora in 'The Toreador'

by Alfred Ellis & Walery, published by J. Beagles & Co
bromide postcard print, 1901
NPG x160530

Gertie Millar, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x21341

Gertie Millar

by Bassano Ltd
hand-coloured postcard print, 1905
NPG x21341

Camille Clifford (Camilla Antoinette Clifford), by Lizzie Caswall Smith, published by  The Rotophot Postcard - NPG x200419

Camille Clifford (Camilla Antoinette Clifford)

by Lizzie Caswall Smith, published by The Rotophot Postcard
bromide postcard print, 1905
NPG x200419

Vesta Tilley, published by Rotary Photographic Co Ltd - NPG x160604

Vesta Tilley

published by Rotary Photographic Co Ltd
bromide postcard print, late 1900s
NPG x160604

Gertie Millar, by Bassano Ltd, published by  The Philco Publishing Co - NPG x193950

Gertie Millar

by Bassano Ltd, published by The Philco Publishing Co
hand-coloured postcard print, circa 1907
NPG x193950

Vesta Tilley, published by Rotary Photographic Co Ltd - NPG x126416

Vesta Tilley

published by Rotary Photographic Co Ltd
bromide postcard print, late 1900s
NPG x126416

Pauline Chase, published by Davidson Brothers - NPG x198201

Pauline Chase

published by Davidson Brothers
bromide postcard print, 1910s
NPG x198201

Mabel Marse, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x83220

Mabel Marse

by Bassano Ltd
bromide print, 1915
NPG x83220

Laura Ormiston Chant (née Dibbin), by Walter Stoneman, for  James Russell & Sons - NPG Ax39159

Laura Ormiston Chant (née Dibbin)

by Walter Stoneman, for James Russell & Sons
bromide print, circa 1916
NPG Ax39159

'The Butterfly', by Dorothy Wilding - NPG x13684

'The Butterfly'

by Dorothy Wilding
chlorobromide print, 1920s?
NPG x13684

Hon. Esmé Smyth, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x120444

Hon. Esmé Smyth

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 9 April 1920
NPG x120444

Marie Belloc Lowndes, by Bain News Service - NPG x194287

Marie Belloc Lowndes

by Bain News Service
vintage print, 3 November 1930
NPG x194287

Steve Jones, by Robert Taylor - NPG x45783

Steve Jones

by Robert Taylor
bromide print, 1993
NPG x45783

Lily Cole ('Like a Painting'), by Miles Aldridge - NPG x131994

Lily Cole ('Like a Painting')

by Miles Aldridge
digital chromogenic print, 2005
NPG x131994

Arthur Lake, after Richard Greenbury - NPG D25926

Arthur Lake

after Richard Greenbury
line engraving, circa 1650
NPG D25926

Arthur Lake, after Richard Greenbury - NPG D42438

Arthur Lake

after Richard Greenbury
line engraving, circa 1650
NPG D42438

Arthur Lake, after Richard Greenbury - NPG D42439

Arthur Lake

after Richard Greenbury
line engraving, circa 1650
NPG D42439

William Camden, by Unknown artist - NPG D19688

William Camden

by Unknown artist
engraving, published 1650
NPG D19688

William Camden, after Unknown artist - NPG D21088

William Camden

after Unknown artist
line engraving, published 1650
NPG D21088

'Argus', by James Gillray, published by  W. Renegal - NPG D12284

'Argus'

by James Gillray, published by W. Renegal
hand-coloured etching, published 15 May 1780
NPG D12284

'Galante show' (Edmund Burke; Edward Smith Stanley, 12th Earl of Derby), by James Sayers, published by  Thomas Cornell - NPG D7895

'Galante show' (Edmund Burke; Edward Smith Stanley, 12th Earl of Derby)

by James Sayers, published by Thomas Cornell
etching and aquatint, published 6 May 1788
NPG D7895

'Galante show' (Edmund Burke; Edward Smith Stanley, 12th Earl of Derby), by James Sayers, published by  Thomas Cornell - NPG D12379

'Galante show' (Edmund Burke; Edward Smith Stanley, 12th Earl of Derby)

by James Sayers, published by Thomas Cornell
etching and aquatint, published 6 May 1788
NPG D12379

'Camera-obscura', by James Gillray, published by  Samuel William Fores - NPG D12380

'Camera-obscura'

by James Gillray, published by Samuel William Fores
hand-coloured etching and aquatint, published 9 March 1788
NPG D12380

The Royal Cock=Pitt (William Pitt; Charles James Fox), by and published by Robert Dighton - NPG D47138

The Royal Cock=Pitt (William Pitt; Charles James Fox)

by and published by Robert Dighton
hand-coloured etching, published 20 December 1796
NPG D47138

Richard Greene, by Edward Stringer - NPG D2804

Richard Greene

by Edward Stringer
etching, circa 1798-1801
NPG D2804

Charles Bonnet, by James Caldwall, after  Unknown artist - NPG D31977

Charles Bonnet

by James Caldwall, after Unknown artist
stipple engraving, published 1802
NPG D31977

Charles Bonnet, by James Caldwall, published by  Robert John Thornton - NPG D34345

Charles Bonnet

by James Caldwall, published by Robert John Thornton
stipple engraving and etching, published 1 May 1802
NPG D34345

'Broad-bottom drones storming the hive - wasps, hornets & bumble bees, joining in the attack', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12906

'Broad-bottom drones storming the hive - wasps, hornets & bumble bees, joining in the attack'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 2 May 1808
NPG D12906

John Obadiah Westwood, by Thomas Herbert Maguire - NPG D37838

John Obadiah Westwood

by Thomas Herbert Maguire
lithograph, 1851
NPG D37838

Sir William Jenner, 1st Bt ('Jenner'), published by Frederick Arnold, after  Unknown artist - NPG D48268

Sir William Jenner, 1st Bt ('Jenner')

published by Frederick Arnold, after Unknown artist
lithograph, published in the Hornet 27 December 1871
NPG D48268

Queen Victoria ('February 27th 1872. A Late Valentine - and better late than never'), published by Frederick Arnold, after  Unknown artist - NPG D48277

Queen Victoria ('February 27th 1872. A Late Valentine - and better late than never')

published by Frederick Arnold, after Unknown artist
lithograph, published in the Hornet 28 February 1872
NPG D48277

'Eighteen Hundred and Seventy-Three. Welcome little stranger! - Pin-cushion.', published by Frederick Arnold, after  Unknown artist - NPG D48319

'Eighteen Hundred and Seventy-Three. Welcome little stranger! - Pin-cushion.'

published by Frederick Arnold, after Unknown artist
lithograph, published in the Hornet 18 December 1872
NPG D48319

'Welcoming the Lord of Misrule. Sketched from the Hornet's Christmas Box.', published by Frederick Arnold, after  Unknown artist - NPG D48320

'Welcoming the Lord of Misrule. Sketched from the Hornet's Christmas Box.'

published by Frederick Arnold, after Unknown artist
lithograph, published in 'The Hornet' 18 December 1872
NPG D48320

William Ewart Gladstone, after Sir Francis Carruthers Gould ('F.C.G.') - NPG D41923

William Ewart Gladstone

after Sir Francis Carruthers Gould ('F.C.G.')
glass lantern slide, circa 1892-1895
NPG D41923

Sir Sidney Frederic Harmer, by Denis Gascoigne Lillie - NPG D11155

Sir Sidney Frederic Harmer

by Denis Gascoigne Lillie
pencil and watercolour, 1909
NPG D11155

Sheet music cover for 'All I Want for Christmas is a Beatle!' by Dora Bryan, published by Flamingo Music Ltd, after  Unknown photographer - NPG D48364

Sheet music cover for 'All I Want for Christmas is a Beatle!' by Dora Bryan

published by Flamingo Music Ltd, after Unknown photographer
halftone reproduction, published 1963
NPG D48364