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Thomas Bewick
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Born in Ovingham, Northumberland
Born on 12th of August 1753
Died on 8th of November 1828

Born 1753. Died 1828 - English wood engraver.


He was an apprentice to Ralph Beilby, a Newcastle engraver, and became his partner in 1776. He earned recognition for his woodcuts for Gayís Fables (1779), and other works include History of Quadrupeds (1790) and History of British Birds (1797-1804). He later produced Aesopís Fables (1818) with his son, Robert Elliott who became his partner in 1812. Bewickís Swan was named in his honour shortly after his death.

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