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Historical Chromolithograph Art Collection

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Known for their rich colours created in a variety of images, ranging from fine art reproductions to commercial items, Chromolithograph prints were popular in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century.  

673 Items

Background imageHistorical Chromolithograph Art Collection: Old chromolithograph of Entomology - Eastern Lubber Grasshopper (Romalea microptera)

Old chromolithograph of Entomology - Eastern Lubber Grasshopper (Romalea microptera)
Antique Illustration, Copyright has expired on this artwork. From my own archives, digitally restored

Background imageHistorical Chromolithograph Art Collection: Eurasian jay (Garrulus glandarius), chromolithograph, published in 1896

Eurasian jay (Garrulus glandarius), chromolithograph, published in 1896
Eurasian jay (Garrulus glandarius). Chromolithograph, published in 1896

Background imageHistorical Chromolithograph Art Collection: Great cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo), chromolithograph, published in 1896

Great cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo), chromolithograph, published in 1896
Great cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo). Chromolithograph, published in 1896

Background imageHistorical Chromolithograph Art Collection: Greek Urns and Amphoras Lithograph 1897

Greek Urns and Amphoras Lithograph 1897
Greek urns and vases, Original Antique Chromolithograph

Background imageHistorical Chromolithograph Art Collection: Cacti, chromolithograph, published in 1900

Cacti, chromolithograph, published in 1900
Cacti: 1) Cereus flagelliformis; 2) Bottle cactus (Hariota salicornioides); 3) Schlumbergera gaertneri (Epiphyllum truncatum); 4) Barbados gooseberry (Pereskia aculeata); 5

Background imageHistorical Chromolithograph Art Collection: Skeleton of a fowl lithograph 1897

Skeleton of a fowl lithograph 1897
Diseases of Poultry by Leonard Pearson - Clarence M. Busch, State Printer of Pennsylvania 1897

Background imageHistorical Chromolithograph Art Collection: Vanity Fair caricature, Victor Henri Rochefort, French politician

Vanity Fair caricature, Victor Henri Rochefort, French politician
Vintage engraving of Victor Henri Rochefort, Marquis de Rochefort-Lucay. La Voyoucratie. From Vanity Fair1869. Chromolithograph. French politician

Background imageHistorical Chromolithograph Art Collection: Vanity Fair caricature, John Townshend, 5th Marquess Townshend

Vanity Fair caricature, John Townshend, 5th Marquess Townshend
Vintage engraving of John Townshend, 5th Marquess Townshend. The Beggars friend. From Vanity Fair1869. Chromolithograph. A British peer and Liberal Member of Parliament

Background imageHistorical Chromolithograph Art Collection: Vanity Fair Caricature of Benjamin Disraeli, 1869

Vanity Fair Caricature of Benjamin Disraeli, 1869
Vintage engraving of Benjamin Disraeli. He educated the Tories and dished the Whigs to pass Reform, but to have become what he is from what he was is the greatest Reform of all

Background imageHistorical Chromolithograph Art Collection: Vanity Fair Caricature of William Ewart Gladstone, 1869

Vanity Fair Caricature of William Ewart Gladstone, 1869
Vintage engraving of William Ewart Gladstone. Were he a worse man, he would be a better statesman. From Vanity Fair January 30, 1869. Chromolithograph

Background imageHistorical Chromolithograph Art Collection: Vanity fair caricature of Hugh Cairns, 1st Earl Cairns

Vanity fair caricature of Hugh Cairns, 1st Earl Cairns
Vintage engraving of Hugh Cairns, 1st Earl Cairns. When Birth cannot lead, Brains must. From Vanity Fair1869. Chromolithograph

Background imageHistorical Chromolithograph Art Collection: Birthworts (Aristolochia), chromolithograph, published in 1899

Birthworts (Aristolochia), chromolithograph, published in 1899
1) Pelican flower (Aristolochia grandiflora); 2) Ceropegia candelabrum; 3) Birthwort (Aristolochia bonplandi); 4) Aristolochia sipho; 5) Bulbophyllum beccarii; 6) Fly orchid (Ophrys insectifera)

Background imageHistorical Chromolithograph Art Collection: Opossum lithograph 1897

Opossum lithograph 1897
Diseases of Poultry by Leonard Pearson - Clarence M. Busch, State Printer of Pennsylvania 1897

Background imageHistorical Chromolithograph Art Collection: Barred owl lithograph 1897

Barred owl lithograph 1897
Diseases of Poultry by Leonard Pearson - Clarence M. Busch, State Printer of Pennsylvania 1897

Background imageHistorical Chromolithograph Art Collection: Geisenheim and Johannisberg, Rheingau-Taunus district, Hesse, Germany, chromolithograph

Geisenheim and Johannisberg, Rheingau-Taunus district, Hesse, Germany, chromolithograph
Historical view of Geisenheim and Johannisberg, Rheingau-Taunus district, Hesse, Germany. Chromolithograph after a drawing by Karl Christian Kohler (German painter, 1827 - 1890), published ca. 1870

Background imageHistorical Chromolithograph Art Collection: Oceanic Australian culture - Polynesian objects, chromolithograph, published in 1897

Oceanic Australian culture - Polynesian objects, chromolithograph, published in 1897
Oceanic Australian culture - Polynesian culture objects: 1) Lance (Fiji Islands); 2) Feather dance scepter (Hawaii); 3 + 19) Shark harpoons (Gilbert Islands); 4) Fan (Hawaii); 5

Background imageHistorical Chromolithograph Art Collection: Birds eggs lithograph 1897

Birds eggs lithograph 1897
Diseases of Poultry by Leonard Pearson - Clarence M. Busch, State Printer of Pennsylvania 1897

Background imageHistorical Chromolithograph Art Collection: Siege of Dapur by Ramesses II (1269 BC), chromolithograph, 1879

Siege of Dapur by Ramesses II (1269 BC), chromolithograph, 1879
Ramesses IIs victory over the Cheta people and the Siege of Dapur (Syria) in 1269 BC during the campain against the Hittite Empire

Background imageHistorical Chromolithograph Art Collection: Marine fauna, chromolithograph, published in 1899

Marine fauna, chromolithograph, published in 1899
Marine fauna: 1) Mediterranean jellyfish (Cotylorhiza tuberculata); 2) Sea raft (Velella velella); 3) Portuguese man o war (Physalia physalis); 4) Sea cucumber (Pelagothuria natatrix); 5

Background imageHistorical Chromolithograph Art Collection: Old lithograph of Entomology, Green-underside blue (Glaucopsyche alexis), Lycaenidae

Old lithograph of Entomology, Green-underside blue (Glaucopsyche alexis), Lycaenidae
Antique Illustration, Copyright has expired on this artwork. From my own archives, digitally restored. Glaucopsyche alexis, the green-underside blue, is a butterfly of the family Lycaenidae

Background imageHistorical Chromolithograph Art Collection: Outline of butterfly, the tailed sulphur (Dercas verhuelli)

Outline of butterfly, the tailed sulphur (Dercas verhuelli)
Antique Illustration, Copyright has expired on this artwork. From my own archives, digitally restored

Background imageHistorical Chromolithograph Art Collection: Old lithograph of Entomology, Common mapwing butterfly (Cyrestis thyodamas)

Old lithograph of Entomology, Common mapwing butterfly (Cyrestis thyodamas)
Antique Illustration, Copyright has expired on this artwork. From my own archives, digitally restored

Background imageHistorical Chromolithograph Art Collection: Old chromolithograph of Orthoptera Insects

Old chromolithograph of Orthoptera Insects
Antique Illustration, Copyright has expired on this artwork. From my own archives, digitally restored. Orthoptera is an order of insects that comprises the grasshoppers, locusts and crickets

Background imageHistorical Chromolithograph Art Collection: Old chromolithograph illustration of Land Molluscs, snails

Old chromolithograph illustration of Land Molluscs, snails
Antique Illustration, Copyright has expired on this artwork. From my own archives, digitally restored

Background imageHistorical Chromolithograph Art Collection: Old chromolithograph illustration of Three-tooth Cavoline (Cavolinia tridentata, Hyalea tridentata)

Old chromolithograph illustration of Three-tooth Cavoline (Cavolinia tridentata, Hyalea tridentata)
Antique Illustration, Copyright has expired on this artwork. From my own archives, digitally restored. Three-tooth Cavoline (Cavolinia tridentata, Hyalea tridentata)

Background imageHistorical Chromolithograph Art Collection: Old chromolithograph illustration of Gastropacha neustria moth

Old chromolithograph illustration of Gastropacha neustria moth
Antique Illustration, Copyright has expired on this artwork. From my own archives, digitally restored

Background imageHistorical Chromolithograph Art Collection: Old chromolithograph illustration of Periphanes delphinii moth

Old chromolithograph illustration of Periphanes delphinii moth
Antique Illustration, Copyright has expired on this artwork. From my own archives, digitally restored

Background imageHistorical Chromolithograph Art Collection: Old chromolithograph illustration of Pterodecta felderi moth

Old chromolithograph illustration of Pterodecta felderi moth
Antique Illustration, Copyright has expired on this artwork. From my own archives, digitally restored

Background imageHistorical Chromolithograph Art Collection: Old chromolithograph illustration of the bella moth, ornate moth or rattlebox moth

Old chromolithograph illustration of the bella moth, ornate moth or rattlebox moth (Utetheisa ornatrix)
Antique Illustration, Copyright has expired on this artwork. From my own archives, digitally restored

Background imageHistorical Chromolithograph Art Collection: Old chromolithograph illustration of Corn Hyperchira Io Moth

Old chromolithograph illustration of Corn Hyperchira Io Moth
Antique Illustration, Copyright has expired on this artwork. From my own archives, digitally restored

Background imageHistorical Chromolithograph Art Collection: Old chromolithograph illustration of Coreura fida moth

Old chromolithograph illustration of Coreura fida moth
Antique Illustration, Copyright has expired on this artwork. From my own archives, digitally restored

Background imageHistorical Chromolithograph Art Collection: Old chromolithograph illustration of promethea silkmoth moth (Callosamia promethea)

Old chromolithograph illustration of promethea silkmoth moth (Callosamia promethea)
Antique Illustration, Copyright has expired on this artwork. From my own archives, digitally restored

Background imageHistorical Chromolithograph Art Collection: Old chromolithograph illustration of the green silver-lines moth (Pseudoips prasinana)

Old chromolithograph illustration of the green silver-lines moth (Pseudoips prasinana, Halophila prasinana)
Antique Illustration, Copyright has expired on this artwork. From my own archives, digitally restored

Background imageHistorical Chromolithograph Art Collection: Old chromolithograph illustration of Xanthia moth

Old chromolithograph illustration of Xanthia moth
Antique Illustration, Copyright has expired on this artwork. From my own archives, digitally restored

Background imageHistorical Chromolithograph Art Collection: Old chromolithograph illustration of the Jersey tiger moth (Euplagia quadripunctaria)

Old chromolithograph illustration of the Jersey tiger moth (Euplagia quadripunctaria, Callimorpha hera)
Antique Illustration, Copyright has expired on this artwork. From my own archives, digitally restored

Background imageHistorical Chromolithograph Art Collection: Old chromolithograph illustration of the Spanish moon moth (Graellsia isabellae)

Old chromolithograph illustration of the Spanish moon moth (Graellsia isabellae)
Antique Illustration, Copyright has expired on this artwork. From my own archives, digitally restored

Background imageHistorical Chromolithograph Art Collection: Old chromolithograph illustration of Lamprosticta culta moth

Old chromolithograph illustration of Lamprosticta culta moth
Antique Illustration, Copyright has expired on this artwork. From my own archives, digitally restored

Background imageHistorical Chromolithograph Art Collection: Old chromolithograph illustration of Jaspidea celsia moth

Old chromolithograph illustration of Jaspidea celsia moth
Antique Illustration, Copyright has expired on this artwork. From my own archives, digitally restored

Background imageHistorical Chromolithograph Art Collection: Old chromolithograph illustration of moth, The swallow-tailed moth (Ourapteryx sambucaria)

Old chromolithograph illustration of moth, The swallow-tailed moth (Ourapteryx sambucaria)
Antique Illustration, Copyright has expired on this artwork. From my own archives, digitally restored

Background imageHistorical Chromolithograph Art Collection: Old chromolithograph illustration of Spirama helicina moth

Old chromolithograph illustration of Spirama helicina moth
Antique Illustration, Copyright has expired on this artwork. From my own archives, digitally restored

Background imageHistorical Chromolithograph Art Collection: Old chromolithograph illustration of Willowherb hawkmoth (Proserpinus proserpina)

Old chromolithograph illustration of Willowherb hawkmoth (Proserpinus proserpina)
Antique Illustration, Copyright has expired on this artwork. From my own archives, digitally restored

Background imageHistorical Chromolithograph Art Collection: Old chromolithograph illustration of Scarlet leafwing (Siderone galanthis)

Old chromolithograph illustration of Scarlet leafwing (Siderone galanthis)
Antique Illustration, Copyright has expired on this artwork. From my own archives, digitally restored

Background imageHistorical Chromolithograph Art Collection: Old chromolithograph illustration of Scarlet-tipped wasp mimic moth (Dinia eagrus)

Old chromolithograph illustration of Scarlet-tipped wasp mimic moth (Dinia eagrus)
Antique Illustration, Copyright has expired on this artwork. From my own archives, digitally restored

Background imageHistorical Chromolithograph Art Collection: Old chromolithograph illustration of small elephant hawk-moth (Deilephila porcellus)

Old chromolithograph illustration of small elephant hawk-moth (Deilephila porcellus)
Antique Illustration, Copyright has expired on this artwork. From my own archives, digitally restored

Background imageHistorical Chromolithograph Art Collection: Old chromolithograph illustration of Common Copper Butterfly (Lycaena phlaeas)

Old chromolithograph illustration of Common Copper Butterfly (Lycaena phlaeas)
Antique Illustration, Copyright has expired on this artwork. From my own archives, digitally restored

Background imageHistorical Chromolithograph Art Collection: Old chromolithograph illustration of Euchromia polymena butterfly

Old chromolithograph illustration of Euchromia polymena butterfly
Antique Illustration, Copyright has expired on this artwork. From my own archives, digitally restored

Background imageHistorical Chromolithograph Art Collection: Old chromolithograph illustration of Purple-edged copper butterfly (Lycaena hippothoe)

Old chromolithograph illustration of Purple-edged copper butterfly (Lycaena hippothoe)
Antique Illustration, Copyright has expired on this artwork. From my own archives, digitally restored

Background imageHistorical Chromolithograph Art Collection: Old chromolithograph illustration of Southern Dogface Butterfly (Zerene cesonia)

Old chromolithograph illustration of Southern Dogface Butterfly (Zerene cesonia)
Antique Illustration, Copyright has expired on this artwork. From my own archives, digitally restored



A chromolithograph is a printmaking process that creates a multi-colored image by using many stone or metal plates, each with a distinct colour ink. Ink is applied to each plate, which is then transferred to paper one at a time, building up the final image.

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