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Bewick

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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Oliver's story is a familiar one to assessors/engineers at Bewick Mobility.
Farmer and Bewick collector David Bolam has been reunited with the sketch book he bought after it was spotted at a book fair in San Francisco by Anthony Smithson, who owns the Keel Row bookshop, in North Shields.
It covers the period when Beilby ran the shop on his own from about 1765 to 1767, the period of Bewick's apprenticeship and partnership with Beilby from 1767 to 1797, the years when Bewick operated the business from 1798 to 1812, the lengthy partnership with Bewick's son Robert from 1812 to 1825, and the period from 1825 to 1849 when Robert managed the business himself.
Animals are the fabric of rural life that Bewick holds up to us in these vignettes, wood-cut critiques of his society.
Born in a small Northumberland farmhouse in 1753, Bewick was the eldest of eight children.
With a minimum of formal schooling but with a remarkable intuitive understanding of country life, Bewick discovered how to convey this sense of human existence through the unlikely medium of wood-engravings, often very small, many of which appeared in books, though others were intended for ephemera like bookplates and letterheads.
Based on the personal collection of the New York dealer Justin Schiller, it was assembled from the late 1960s over a period of a decade and more, and was in part inspired by Schiller's friend, the Bewick bibliographer Sydney Roscoe.
Other wildlife and wetlands trusts across the country have been inundated with Bewick swans, the smallest and rarest of the swan family.
There among a group of migrating Bewick swans was Dina.
Gillespie's Bewick collection offers six 9-inch porcelain dessert plates commemorating the wood carved engraving of Thomas Bewick.
One hearing has already been held between investigators and Times-Herald publisher Frank Bewick on the charges brought by the former sports editor, Clyde Mayberry.
You can download a high-resolution portrait of Penny Bewick at