Bewick


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Bewick

(ˈbjuːɪk)
n
(Biography) Thomas. 1753–1828, English wood engraver; his best-known works are Chillingham Bull (1789), a large woodcut, Aesop's Fables (1818), and his History of British Birds (1797–1804)
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With Bewick on my knee, I was then happy: happy at least in my way.
About six tattered school-books, and a few chemical books, Taxidermy, Stanley on Birds, and an odd volume of Bewick, the latter in much better preservation, occupied the top shelves.
After contacting Bewick Mobility, I visited their showroom in Stockton for a free assessment and test drives.
AFTER almost a century in America, the only-known sketch book of North East engraver and naturalist Thomas Bewick came home on Monday to a building he would have known.
With the publication of his magisterial multi-volume work about Thomas Bewick (1753-1828), Nigel Tattersfield has cemented his reputation as a Bewick scholar par excellence.
I have to inform him that the name is Bewick with no R in the name and is named after my ancestor Thomas Bewick 1753-1828, the famous wood engraver who identified it and included it in his book The History of British Birds He lived most of his life on the River Tyne and had no association with Berwick-on-Tweed.
But in the tale-pieces or vignettes exhibited at the Ikon, Bewick used animals in quite a different way.
An interesting companion to last year's superb survey of the work of Japanese artist Hiroshige, Tale-pieces (open now until May 25) surveys the work of another leading engraver: Thomas Bewick.
Bewick's Swan This small swan, named after the engraver Thomas Bewick, is one of the birds that would have its Severn Estuary habitat wrecked by both the largest barrage and the two coastal lagoons.
Thomas Bewick was born on a farm near Newcastle in 1753, a pre-industrial world that today enchants us because it seems so impossibly remote.
In describing Bewick's life Jenny Uglow also introduces the reader to the world of late eighteenth-century and early nineteenth-century Northumberland, where Bewick remained, to the world of books and to the events and people which make up his works.
This was the birthplace of the virtuoso wood engraver Thomas Bewick (1753-1828), though Bewick himself spent most of his life in nearby Newcastle, and had his workshop hard by St Nicholas's church, today the city's cathedral.