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Thomas Bewick

A guide to resources on the life and work of Thomas Bewick available online and in Special Collections at the University of Maryland.

Thomas Bewick's Life and Works

Below is a listing of links to websites and resources not connected to the University of Maryland that contain detailed information about Thomas Bewick, his work, and the art of wood-carving.

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.

The Discovering Bewick Project

This website aims to make accessible works by Bewick which are held in collections at the Laing Art Gallery and City Library (Pease Collection) in Newcastle-upon-Tyne. All the examples are original (not reproduced) works by Thomas Bewick or his apprentices. They include paintings, drawings, woodblocks, copperplates and the exquisite wood-engravings which made Thomas Bewick a celebrity in his own lifetime.

Southwestern University Bewick Collection

Details the Bewick Collection at Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas, USA. Includes minimal biographical information and links to scanned images from texts held by SU that are not readily available elsewhere.

 The Art Gallery of Alberta (Formerly the Edmonton Gallery)

A page dedicated to the wood-engravings of Thomas Bewick, with references to the works in the Gallery's collection.