Author:Archibald Thorburn

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Archibald Thorburn
Scottish artist and animal painter and bird illustrator, painting mostly in watercolour
Archibald Thorburn


Books illustrated by Thorburn include:

  • 1882 Sketches of Bird Life - J E Harting
  • 1883-88 Familiar Wild Birds - W.F. Swaysland (a Sussex naturalist and taxidermist), 144 plates, 4 volumes[1]
  • 1885-97 Coloured Figures of the Birds of the British Isles - Lord Lilford, 268 watercolours, 7 volumes
  • 1895 Ornithology of the Straits of Gibraltar by Leonard Howard Loyd Irby[2]
  • 1915-16 British Birds - 4 volumes
  • 1920 British Mammals
  • 1920-25 The Birds of the British Isles and their eggs - Thomas Coward
  • 1937 Observer Book of British Birds
  • 1997 The Complete Illustrated Thorburn's Birds - Wordsworth Editions Ltd., ISBN 978-1-85326-492-4
  • Thorburn's mammals - text by Gordon Corbet, Wordsworth Editions Ltd., ISBN 1-85326-493-8

Works by this author are in the public domain in countries where the copyright term is the author's life plus 70 years or less.

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They are not necessarily in the public domain in the United States if published from 1923 to 1977. For a US-applicable version, check {{PD-1996}} and {{PD-URAA-same-year}} for relevant use.
  1. ArtNet
  2. Irby, Leonard Howard Loyd (1895). The ornithology of the Straits of Gibraltar.