Thomas Bewick (1753-1828); an English wood engraver, naturalist, and ornithologist, born at Cherryburn House near Mickley, Northumberland, England.

Best known for his two volumes "The History of British Birds", published from 1797-1804, and for the technique he developed of carving in harder woods (usually box wood), against the grain, using fine tools normally favoured by metal engravers.

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The Bewick Society
Website of the Thomas Bewick Society. Includes a biography, gallery, links, bibliography, list of collections, and information about society membership and a newsletter (in PDF format).
Bewick, Thomas (1753-1828)
Notes on the life of the man who founded the British School of wood engraving.
Thomas Bewick (1753-1828)
A biography and assessment of the artist, with a bibliography, articles about his technique, galleries, and information about a collection of his work held at the Edmonton Art Gallery.
Thomas Bewick - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hyperlinked profile of the Northumberland wood engraver and ornithologist.
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