New Specimen of Cast-Metal Ornaments and Wood Types (page 1/3)

Title: New Specimen of Cast-Metal Ornaments and Wood Types

Author: Davison, William

Published by: William Davison

City: Alnwick

Date: 1840

Total items: 20

Some engravings from William Davison’s New Specimen of Cast-Metal Ornaments and Wood Types, printed at Alnwick, Northumberland, in about 1840.

William Davison’s printing house was well-known for many years; he is also known for having corresponded with the famous engraver Thomas Bewick, and some of the engravings in the specimen book appear to be by Bewick, or (more likely) to be copies of engravings by Bewick.

The images do not have captions in the printed specimen book, just numbers.

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[picture: 894b.---Full-page border with green laurel leaves.]
[picture: 267.---Country Dance]
[picture: 159.---Horse and Carriage.]
[picture: 160.--Horse and Carriage.]
[picture: 138.---Auction and auctioneer.]

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