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  1. Thomas,1753–1828, English wood engraver.
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Examples from the Web for bewick

Historical Examples of bewick

  • But in Bewick's case the aesthetic level is not particularly high.

    Why Bewick Succeeded

    Jacob Kainen

  • Bewick's pupils found little of this kind of work to do before about 1830.

  • The reasons for Bewick's remarkable effectiveness can now be summed up.

  • It has woodcuts by Bewick, and is a curious and scarce little volume.

  • The types were Martin's, the woodcuts Bewick's, and the paper Whatman's.

British Dictionary definitions for bewick


  1. 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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