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A View of the Roman Campagna with Travelers Passing a Ruined Brick Tomb, an Aqueduct in the Distance by Edward Lear, 1841

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Capercaillie or Cock of the Wood - Edward Lear

Edward Lear, English artist, illustrator, author, and poet was born on this day 12th May, 1812. In 1846 Lear published A Book of Nonsense, a volume of limericks that went through three editions and in 1876 he published his most famous piece on nonsense The Owl and the Pussycat

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Childcraft: The How and Why Library (Volume 1) - Poems and Rhymes. Published by World Book / Childcraft International in 1979. Illustration by Alice & Martin Provensen

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Natural History of Edward Lear (1812-1888) (Hardcover) (Robert McCracken Peck)

Hyacinth Macaw (Macrocercus hyacinthinus )

Psittacula kuhlii (Kuhl's Lorikeets) - Edward Lear