Thomas BEWICK, An amphibious animal. Enlarge 1 /1


Cherryburn, England 1753 – Gateshead, England 1828

An amphibious animal. 1800
Collection Title: Bewick, Thomas. A general history of quadrupeds. Newcastle upon Tyne: T,Bewick & Son, [4th edition], 1800.
Place made: London, Greater London, England
Creation Notes: 1886, printed
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper wood-engraving, printed in black ink, from one block Support: cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression as issued
Edition: print run unknown

Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, 'KN49613'.
Dimensions: printed image 2.7 h x 8.0 w cm printed image and text 3.6 h x 8.0 w cm sheet 4.3 h x 8.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased from Gallery admission charges 1986
Accession No: NGA 86.608
  • Purchased from Josef Lebovic Gallery, Sydney, 11 February 1986.