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LEWIN, John William (1770 - 1819), Engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LEWIN, John William (1770 - 1819), Engraver

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British, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 1770; died 1819.


The naturalist and artist John William Lewin settled in Paramatta (New South Wales, Australia), from where he published a number of collections of original coloured prints: Prodromus Entomology (18 plates), Birds of New Holland (22 plates) and Birds of New South Wales (26 plates). He was the son of William Lewin.

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