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: 25

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: 888.---Octagonal Border with starbursts.]
[picture: 893.---Border with Freemasonry Symbols.]
[picture: 894b.---Full-page border with green laurel leaves.]
[picture: 159.---Horse and Carriage.]
[picture: 1052.---Border With Angels]

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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, 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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