One Hundred Years of Nature - Artwork from the Twentieth Century

This selection of images from the Library art collections at the Natural History Museum highlights an amazing range of artwork from the last century. To find out more about these collections and to view additional drawings click on the images below.

 

Datura by Highley Cassowary by Keulemans Hare skins by Wilson Dolphins by Thorburn

Datura
Percy Highley

 

Cassowary
John Keulemans

 

Hare skins
Edward Wilson

 

Dolphins
Archibald Thorburn

Tree kangaroo by Dawson   Archaeopteryx by Doncaster   Bromelia by Mee   Spider courtship by Smith

Tree kangaroo
Frederick Frohawk

 

Archaeopteryx
John Doncaster

 

Bromelia
Margaret Mee

 

Spider courtship
Arthur Smith

Puffin by Dawson   Beetles by Bee   Heron by Cusa   Helianthus by Stones

Puffin
Muriel Dawson

 

Colorado beetles
Joyce Bee

 

Heron
Noel Cusa

 

Helianthus
Margaret Stones

Seaweed by Stephenson   Iguanodon by Parker   Comma butterflies by Measures   Weevil by Russell

Seaweed
Thomas Stephenson

 

Iguanodon
Neave Parker

 

Comma butterflies
David Measures

 

Weevil
Mark Russell

Solandra by Tcherepnine   Giant tortoise by Kneale   Orchids by Sellars   Kakapo by Gladwell

Solandra
Jessica Tcherepnine

 

Giant tortoise
Bryan Kneale

 

Orchids
Pandora Sellars

 

Kakapo
Angela Gladwell