Site of workshop of Thomas Bewick, St Nicolas' Church Yard

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    "Thomas Bewick, artist, wood engraver and naturalist (1753-1828), along with Ralph Beilby, to whom he was apprenticed, had workshops in buildings near St Nicholas' Church NZ2463 : Milburn House Buildings. The later of the workshops is marked by this bust of Bewick. His most famous work was the History of British Birds, published from 1797-1804. He is particularly commemorated throughout Newcastle NZ2463 : Chillingham Wild Bull by Thomas Bewick and the north-east NZ0762 : Cherryburn, the birthplace of Thomas Bewick" Photo by Andrew Curtis, 2010, and licensed a reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
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    What does this mean? Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic (CC BY-SA 2.0)
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    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 7 years, 2 months ago
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