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Drawings of Thomas Bewick

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01582

Scope and Contents

Pencil drawing of Thomas Bewick, "Drawn on the block by Wm. Nicholson, Chas Nesbit sc." Signed by Bewick and circa 1820. Also, three original portraits of Thomas Bewick, two are wash drawings from life on one sheet by Charlton Nesbit and T.A. Kidd. A separate sheet shows an additional Kidd drawing done from a painting by Miss Kirkly. The Newsbit drawing is signed by Bewick, also circa 1820.

Dates

  • 1820

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.

Conditions Governing Use

Before publishing quotations or excerpts from any materials, permission must be obtained from the Curator of Manuscripts and Rare Books, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

Extent

0.14 Linear Feet

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased by Barry Scott Antiquarian Rare Books with funds from the Forsyth Special Collections Fund, 2017.
Title
Guide to the Drawings of Thomas Bewick
Author
Christina R. Luers, CA
Date
2018-12-07
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository

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