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Bewick, Thomas, 1753-1828.

Fisherman casting [wood block]


Identifier
3.23698
Format
Wood blocks
Reproduction:
Original
Dimensions
9 cm W x 5 cm H (Item)
11 cm W x 10 cm H (Container)
Extent
1 wood block
Type
Artifact
Date created
1797 – 1804
Description
Image of fisherman casting into river with bridge in background.

Wood-engraving block made from end-grained Turkish boxwood
Appeared In
  • History of British birds / the figures engraved on wood by T. Bewick. Newcastle, 1797-1804. Vol. II.
  • 1800 woodcuts by Thomas Bewick and his school / with an introduction by Robert Hutchinson. New York, 1962. Plate 137 no. 1.
  • A portfolio of Thomas Bewick wood engravings : one hundred prints made from the original blocks engraved by Thomas Bewick / with an introduction by James M. Wells. [Chicago], 1970. Plate 53.
  • Thomas Bewick vignettes : being tail-pieces engraved principally for his General history of quadrupeds and History of British birds / edited with an introduction by Iain Bain. London, 1978.
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