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Thomas Bewick Engraver on Wood

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    25/10/1817 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Burnett, J. (engraver)
    Ramsay, James, born 1786 - died 1854 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving on paper

  • Museum number:

    21841

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PP, shelf 4, box A

Physical description

Half-length, turned to left and looking to front. There are books pile on a table to the left, one of which is lettered on the spine: Bewick's British Birds, Vol. II'.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

25/10/1817 (published)

Artist/maker

Burnett, J. (engraver)
Ramsay, James, born 1786 - died 1854 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Painted by Jas. Ramsay Engraved by Jno. Burnett Mr. Thos. Bewick Engraver on Wood Pub Octr. 25 1817 for the Proprietor at Molteno's Pall Mall & Colnaghi's Cockspur St. Proof.'
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 44.2 cm, Width: 28.9 cm

Descriptive line

Print, half-length portrait of Thomas Bewick, engraving by J. Burnett after James Ramsay, 1817.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Engraving

Subjects depicted

Books

Categories

Prints; Portraits

Production Type

Proof

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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