C1807

[PIG} Sow of the Improved Breed.

Artist:

Miniature wood engraving by the famous artist and engraver, Thomas Bewick (1753-1828) of a pig. Bewick states; By a mixture of the Chinese black Swine with others of the larger British breed, a kind has been produced which possesses many … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

[PIG} Sow of the Improved Breed.

Date:

C1807

Artist:

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Wood engraving

Image Size: 

80mm 
x 50mm

Paper Size: 

130mm 
x 65mm
AUTHENTICITY
[PIG} Sow of the Improved Breed. - Antique Print from 1807

Genuine antique
dated:

1807

Description:

Miniature wood engraving by the famous artist and engraver, Thomas Bewick (1753-1828) of a pig.

Bewick states; By a mixture of the Chinese black Swine with others of the larger British breed, a kind has been produced which possesses many qualities superior to either of the original stocks.

References: Ferguson,  439a

From Bewick, A History of Quadrupeds.

Collections:
National Library Australia: Bib ID 1778546
State Library New South Wales: Reference code (AuSN)b21690418-61slnsw_inst
State Library Victoria: RARES 599 B39

 

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