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Thomas Bewick

(1753—1828) wood-engraver


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(1753–1828),

wood‐engraver. He engraved blocks for Gay's Fables (1779), Fables of Aesop (1818), the poems of Goldsmith and T. Parnell (1795), and other books; his most celebrated and successful work was A History of British Birds (1797, 1804).

Subjects: Art — Literary Studies (19th Century).


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