Southwestern University Bewick Collection

 

Dedicatory preface and introduction to the fables of Aesop

A Brief Description of the Principal Foreign Animals and Birds

Wood Engravings from a Pretty Book of Pictures for Little Masters and Misses : or, Tommy Trip’s History of Beasts and Birds, Dog Jowler, Giant Woglog

Articles, Letters, Miscellany

List of Bewick Works at Southwestern University

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Chillingham Bull. Printed in 1789. A reproduction is located in Southwestern University Library's "Enduring Legacies" Alcove. The library's original is located in Special Collections.

The late Mrs. Herman Brown (nee Margarett Root, Southwestern, 1915, A.B.) presented the Thomas Bewick Collection to Cody Memorial Library in 1950. The collection once belonged to David Croal Thomson, an art expert and critic (1855-1930) who collected Bewick's works. Thomson also wrote The Life and Works of Thomas Bewick, Being an Account of His Career and Achievements in Art With a Notice of the Works of John Bewick and The Water-Colour Drawings of Thomas Bewick. A record of Southwestern University Library's entire Bewick collection is available on the library's online Voyager catalogue. The links above contain scanned images from Southwestern's Bewick Collection that are not readily available elsewhere, including Bewick's A Brief Description of the Principal Foreign Animals and Birds and Wood Engravings from a Pretty Book of Pictures for Little Masters and Misses, as well as a link containing miscellaneous items such as rare letters and newspaper clippings.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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