New Specimen of Cast-Metal Ornaments and Wood Types (page 1/4)

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

Author: Davison, William

Published by: William Davison

City: Alnwick

Date: 1840

Total items: 28

out of copyright (called public domain in the USA), hence royalty-free for all purposes usage credit requested, or as marked.

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[picture: 1050.---Border with Bishops]
[picture: 267.---Country Dance]
[picture: 1085.---Circular border of frame, red purple yellow and brown.]
[picture: 1052.---Border With Angels]
[picture: 887.---Men Skating At Night.]

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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 and are marked with a B in the book.

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

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