King penguin, 18th century

King penguin, 18th century

C016/5042 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 25.0MB

Downloadable file size: 1.2MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: King penguin (Aptenodytes patagonicus), 18th-century artwork. During his second voyage (1772-75), James Cook explored the seas around Antarctica. With him was the illustrator Georg Forster (1754-1794), who made this watercolour of a king penguin when they visited the sub-Antarctic island of South Georgia. Plate 79 from the Forster Collection. This artwork is part of the collections held at the Natural History Museum, London, UK.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: 1700s, 1770s, 18th century, animal, antarctica, aptenodytes patagonicus, artwork, biological, biology, bird, captain cook, fauna, forster collection, georg forster, historical, history, illustration, james cook, king penguin, natural history, nature, ornithological, ornithology, penguin, second voyage, south georgia, wildlife, zoological, zoology

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.