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Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins Gallery

Available as Framed Prints, Photos, Wall Art and Gift Items

Choose from 36 pictures in our Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.


The Bee, c1850. Artist: Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins Featured Print

The Bee, c1850. Artist: Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins

The Bee, c1851. The central image shows bee skeps and plants on which bees forage, and Indian, American and South European bees. The skep on the right has section cut away showing a piece of honeycomb which has been stood on edge. The bell-shaped object hanging in front of the comb is a new Queen cell. A European worker bee is approaching the entry to the hive, the Queen bee is by the bottom of the cut away section and the drone at the top of it. Surrounding vignettes show (clockwise from top left): eating bread and honey, bee skeps in the garden in the background; taking a swarm of bees, a bee shelter with four skeps in the centre, hives on the right; a wax chandler selling candles and blocks of wax; beeswax candles in a chandelier; a mother and child buying honey, prized for its medicinal properties, from the apothecary; a honey guide bird and ratels indicating to Africans the whereabouts of wild honey; defending a town by placing bee skeps in breach in walls; waxworks; wax flowers. From Graphic Illustrations of Animals and Their Utility to Man published by Thomas Varty. (London, c1850)

© Oxford Science Archive / Heritage-Images

The Hare and the Rabbit, c1850. Artist: Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins Featured Print

The Hare and the Rabbit, c1850. Artist: Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins

The Hare and the Rabbit, c1850. The central image shows wild and domesticted rabbits. Surrounding vignettes show (clockwise from top left): a child with pet rabbits in a hutch; hare-coursing with dogs; a hare as a present for eating; a skin dealer buying skins from a cook or housewife; making beaver hats which contained rabbit fur; a game dealer with hares and rabits on display; catching rabbits in a warren; a furrier selling capes and other fashion items made of rabbit fur; a rabbit seller hawking dead rabbits in a town street. From Graphic Illustrations of Animals and Their Utility to Man published by Thomas Varty. (London, c1850)

© Oxford Science Archive / Heritage-Images

The Silk-Worm, c1850. Artist: Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins Featured Print

The Silk-Worm, c1850. Artist: Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins

The Silk-Worm, c1850. Silk, from the silk moth (Bombyx) to the finished product. The central panel shows the lifecycle of the moth from egg to adult. Surrounding vignettes show trading in and uses of silk, including (bottom left) a caravan of laden camels. From Graphic Illustrations of Animals, Showing Their Utility to Man. (London, c1850)

© Ann Ronan Picture Library / Heritage-Images