Thomas Bewick wood engravings
Collection — Box: 1
Scope and Contents
Thomas Bewick woodcuts consists of two prints:
The Cur-Dog Otter and Eel
- circa 1780-1790
- Bewick, Thomas (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open to researchers.
Biographical / Historical
Thomas Bewick (1753-1828), is well-known for his wood engravings, and in particular, those produced for various editions of Aesop’s Fables. His unique technique involved using metal engravers tools to carve against the grain into hard woods. An avid ornithologist, Bewick is best known for his History of British Birds.
2 Item(s) (2 Wood engravings)
Two wood engravings by British artist Thomas Bewick.
Collection consists of two prints.
C.S. North, Shelf 88, Box 6 (with Art on Campus collection)
- Thomas Bewick at Art on Campus, Rochester Institute of Technology
Engravings measure 4 x 6 inches
Finding aid created by Amy Vilz in September 2011.
- Thomas Bewick wood engravings
- RIT Art Collection
- Amy Vilz
- 14 September 2011
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