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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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'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