Stuck for gift inspiration this year? The Royal Society Print Shop is packed full of beautiful images sourced from the Royal Society’s rich printed book, manuscript and painting collections. Choose from over 2000 images, framed or unframed, on paper or canvas,for the perfect present this year.

Here are just a few ideas …

For the keen birdwatcher:

Twelve figures of Trochilidae (hummingbirds), by Adolf Giltsch. From ‘Kunstformen der Natur’ by Ernst Haeckel, 1899-1904.

 

For the green-fingered:

Botanical study of the ‘Rosa rubra’ (red rose), from Elizabeth Blackwell’s ‘Herbarium Blackwellianum’, 1750.

 

For the starry-eyed astronomer:

Johannes Hevelius making observations with a telescope, taken from his 1647 work ‘Selenographia’

 

We hope you enjoy browsing the Shop. Please note the following last order dates to ensure your gift arrives in time for Christmas:

 

Overseas delivery:

Framed prints: Tuesday 9th December

 

UK delivery:

Framed prints: Tuesday 16th December

Rolled prints: Wednesday 17th December

 

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