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Hawkins Gallery

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

Choose from 55 pictures in our 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.


Where the Beasts of Prehistory Lurk By the Lake in the Palace Grounds, c1935. Creator: Unknown Featured Print

Where the Beasts of Prehistory Lurk By the Lake in the Palace Grounds, c1935. Creator: Unknown

Where the Beasts of Prehistory Lurk By the Lake in the Palace Grounds, c1935. Statues of life-size prehistoric monsters dating from 1854 in Crystal Palace Park, Sydenham, south London. They were created by Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins who was commissioned by the Crystal Palace Company to build a series of prehistoric animal sculptures. Hawkins was advised by paleontologist Sir Richard Owen, and the sculptures were based on the latest scientific knowledge at the time. However the dinosaurs are incorrect by modern standards. From "Wonderful London, Volume 3", edited by Arthur St John Adcock. [The Fleetway House, London, c1935]

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

The Pig, c1850. Artist: Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins

The Pig, c1850. The central image shows a sow and piglets. Surrounding vignettes show (clockwise from top left): a swineherd with pigs in a forest to eat acorns, exercising rights of panage; hunting wild boar with dogs; a farmhouse kitchen with hams hanging from the rafters and a woman serving a leg of pork, while on the table are a pork pie and a roast suckling pig; a house painter using a brush of pig bristle; an artist using a brush of pig bristle; a broom seller; pigskin for making saddles; export of bacon and lard; pigs at a market. From Graphic Illustrations of Animals and Their Utility to Man published by Thomas Varty. (London, c1850)

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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)

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