Photo © President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
11.1992
People
Thomas Bewick, English (1753 - 1828)
Title
History of British Birds, vols. 1 and 2 bound in one
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: History of British Birds
Classification
Prints
Work Type
book
Date
1797-1804
Culture
British
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/235557
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Letterpress illustrated throughout with wood-engravings
Technique
Wood engraving
Dimensions
23.2 x 15 x 5.9 cm (9 1/8 x 5 7/8 x 2 5/16 in.)
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Edition
1st, with prints variant A
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Anonymous Loan in honor of Lois Orswell
Object Number
11.1992
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
The Harvard Art Museums encourage the use of images found on this website for personal, noncommercial use, including educational and scholarly purposes. To request a higher resolution file of this image, please submit an online request.
Exhibition History

Romantic Prints: David to Courbet, Busch-Reisinger Museum, Cambridge, 03/01/1980 - 04/30/1980

The Art of Looking, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 01/31/2013 - 06/01/2013

This record has been reviewed by the curatorial staff but may be incomplete. Our records are frequently revised and enhanced. For more information please contact the Division of European and American Art at am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu